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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cider  \Ci"der\,  n.  [F.  cidre,  OF  sidre,  fr  L.  sicera  a  kind  of 
  strong  drink,  Gr  ?;  of  Oriental  origin;  cf  Heb.  sh[=a]kar 
  to  be  intoxicated,  sh[=e]k[=a]r  strong  drink.] 
  The  expressed  juice  of  apples.  It  is  used  as  a  beverage,  for 
  making  vinegar,  and  for  other  purposes. 
 
  Note:  Cider  was  formerly  used  to  signify  the  juice  of  other 
  fruits,  and  other  kinds  of  strong  liquor,  but  was  not 
  applied  to  wine. 
 
  {Cider  brandy},  a  kind  of  brandy  distilled  from  cider. 
 
  {Cider  mill},  a  mill  in  which  cider  is  made 
 
  {Cider  press},  the  press  of  a  cider  mill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cider 
  n  1:  alcoholic  drink  from  fermented  cider  (`cider'  and  `cyder' 
  are  European  (especially  British)  usage  for  the 
  fermented  beverage)  [syn:  {hard  cider},  {cyder}] 
  2:  a  beverage  made  from  juice  pressed  from  apples 




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