the juice pressed from apples (or formerly from some other fruit) used for drinking, either before fermentation (sweet cider ) or after fermentation (hard cider ), or for making applejack, vinegar, etc.
- Also British, cy·der .
- ci·der·ish, ci·der·like, adjective
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How to use cider in a sentence
In keeping with Cashion’s simple but memorable style, pastry chef Valerie Hill offered diners banana cream pudding tufted with meringue and apple crumb pie lashed with golden cider sauce.We lost Johnny’s Half Shell to the pandemic. After 20 years, it deserves a farewell toast. | Tom Sietsema | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
Other liquids, such as cider, beer and milk, are also up for grabs, and all can be used solo or in combination with others.How to braise vegetables and bring out their best flavors | Aaron Hutcherson | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Rolled oats get soaked overnight in cider or kombucha, and then tossed with walnuts, pumpkin seeds, raisins and grated apple for maximum crunch and just a touch of sweetness.8 sweet or savory oatmeal recipes to recharge your morning routine | Daniela Galarza | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
If nobody else is here, maybe we can grab a cup of cider or hot cocoa and sit down together without worrying about everything worth worrying about right now.One Good Thing: The gentle, lovely beauty of the YouTube Christmas coffee shop | Emily VanDerWerff | December 25, 2020 | Vox
We wore masks, ordered takeout using an app, and sat six feet apart outside as we sipped our ciders and ate our sandwiches.
I visited Normandy for the first time a few weeks ago for the sole purpose of tasting cider at one specific estate.
Despite an impressively long history, cider has maintained a relatively humble identity.
Jacques Perritaz, a biologist-turned-cider producer, is crafting gorgeous examples at Ciderie du Vulcain.
Case in point—a Normandy estate that is making cider that rivals the area's fine wine.
cider has a long and storied history that can be tasted in the variety of options found throughout the world.
Since the people have taken to gin-drinking, cider is out of favour and the orchards destroyed.Birds of Guernsey (1879) | Cecil Smith
Fanchon sits on the settle, her chin on a level with the table, to eat the steaming omelette and drink the sparkling cider.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
There is nothing the country boy likes more than to watch the men at work in a cider mill.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
The owner of the cider mill paid Tom for the apples, and the party started back.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
Hard cider nodded to me, with a keen glance from his little, bloodshot eyes.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
British Dictionary definitions for cider
Also called (US): hard cider an alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of apples
Also called: sweet cider US and Canadian an unfermented drink made from apple juice
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