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Definition of "cider" []

  • The juice pressed from fruits, especially apples, used as a beverage or to make other products, such as vinegar. (noun)
  • An alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of apples (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An unfermented drink made from apple juice (noun)

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Use "cider" in a sentence
  • "The term cider entered the English language as a corruption of sekar, a Hebrew word for strong drink which itself derived from the ancient Greek sikera."
  • "In some places of England there is a kind of drink made of apples which they call cider or pomage, but that of pears is called perry, and both are ground and pressed in presses made for the nonce."
  • "Or be disciplined and then ahve have a blow out of pork and apple suaages braised in cider - 2 birds, one delicious stone!!"