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barley water

  
  
Barley water is a drink made from barley. It is sometimes flavoured with orange or lemon.      n-uncount  
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barley     
Barley is a grain that is used to make food, beer, and whisky.      n-uncount  
...fields of ripening wheat and barley.     


barley sugar     
Barley sugar is a sweet made from boiled sugar.      n-uncount  
barley water     
Barley water is a drink made from barley. It is sometimes flavoured with orange or lemon.      n-uncount  

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n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
n.
a leaky tap that tends to spray water over ones trousers whenever used.
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
A process by which fish are taken from a weir with the use of a net which is dipped in the water
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
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