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 for lager beer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lager beer \La"ger beer`\n. [G. lager bed, storehouse + bier
     beer. See Lair, and Beer.]
     Originally a German beer, but now also made in immense
     quantities in the United States; -- so called from its being
     laid up or stored for some months before use.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beer \Beer\, n. [OE. beor, ber, AS. be['o]r; akin to Fries.
     biar, Icel. bj?rr, OHG. bior, D. & G. bier, and possibly E.
     brew. [root]93, See Brew.]
     1. A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but
        commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other
        substance to impart a bitter flavor.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: Beer has different names, as small beer, ale,
           porter, brown stout, lager beer, according to its
           strength, or other qualities. See Ale.
           [1913 Webster]
     2. A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of
        various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
     Small beer, weak beer; (fig.) insignificant matters. "To
        suckle fools, and chronicle small beer." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lager beer
      n 1: a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast
           (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in
           March or April and matured until September [syn: lager,
           lager beer]

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