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beer engine

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noun British.
  1. beer pump.

Origin of beer engine

First recorded in 1815–25
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Historical Examples

  • She idly allowed her fingers to rest on the pull of the beer-engine as she inspected him critically.

    Jude the Obscure

    Thomas Hardy