Origin of cider
Examples from the Web for cider
Despite an impressively long history, cider has maintained a relatively humble identity.
Cider has a long and storied history that can be tasted in the variety of options found throughout the world.
He ferments his ciders using indigenous yeasts, and his ciders maintain a purity and freshness unique in the cider category.
Harvey then put the brain into a cider box and stashed it under a beer cooler.Invasion of the Celebrity Body Snatchers, From Charlie Chaplin to Casey Kasem|Melissa Leon|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This cider is bone dry and has a really great olive & briny quality that makes it a killer food pairing cider.
There is a great profusion of fruit, the apples yielding a kind of cider which, however, does not keep longer than a month.
Uncle Daboll talked to the man next him about market prices, and the cider crop, and what a fine fruit year it was.Our Little French Cousin|Blanche McManus
The pulp was squeezed dry and thrown away, wasn't it, at your cider mill?The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
His oscillating perch above the boiler was extraordinarily warm, and he bought a gallon jug of cider from a farmer by the way.Where the Blue Begins|Christopher Morley
Children were given all the cider they wanted, even very little children drank it.The Historical Child|Oscar Chrisman
British Dictionary definitions for cider
Word Origin for cider
Word Origin and History for cider
late 13c., from Old French cidre, cire "pear or apple cider" (12c., Modern French cidre), variant of cisdre, from Late Latin sicera, Vulgate rendition of Hebrew shekhar, a word used for any strong drink (translated in Old English as beor, taken untranslated in Septuagint Greek as sikera), related to Arabic sakar "strong drink," sakira "was drunk." Meaning gradually narrowed in English to mean exclusively "fermented drink made from apples," though this sense also was in Old French.