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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.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
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
n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
n.
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
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
exp.
méfie_toi de l'eau qui dort
n.
goutte à goutte, l'eau creuse la pierre
n.
en attendant l'eau du ciel, arrose toujours
n.
à la sainte_ignace, l'eau est de glace
n.
fais tes provisions d'eau pendant qu'il pleut
n.
dans un mortier de l'eau ne pile pas
n.
c'est le boeuf arrivé le premier qui boit de la bonne eau
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