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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 water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
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)

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