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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beverage  \Bev"er*age\,  n.  [OF.  bevrage  F.  breuvage  fr  beivre 
  to  drink,  fr  L.  bibere  Cf  {Bib},  v.  t.,  {Poison}, 
  {Potable}.] 
  1.  Liquid  for  drinking;  drink;  --  usually  applied  to  drink 
  artificially  prepared  and  of  an  agreeable  flavor;  as  an 
  intoxicating  beverage. 
 
  He  knew  no  beverage  but  the  flowing  stream. 
  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  Specifically,  a  name  applied  to  various  kinds  of  drink. 
 
  3.  A  treat,  or  drink  money.  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beverage 
  n  :  any  liquid  suitable  for  drinking:  "may  I  take  your  beverage 
  order?"  [syn:  {drink},  {drinkable},  {potable}] 




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