Barley

Definition of Barley

Bar´ley
n.1.(Bot.) A valuable grain, of the family of grasses, genus Hordeum, used for food, and for making malt, from which are prepared beer, ale, and whisky.
Barley bird
(Zool.) the siskin.
Barley sugar
sugar boiled till it is brittle (formerly with a decoction of barley) and candied.
Barley water
a decoction of barley, used in medicine, as a nutritive and demulcent.

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