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Gambrinus

[gam-brahy-nuh s]
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noun
  1. a mythical Flemish king, the reputed inventor of beer.
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Historical Examples

  • In a few moments I spoke to him, asking if he were coming down to the Gambrinus.

    The Stretton Street Affair

    William Le Queux

  • Beer is victorious, and Gambrinus now has Olympus all to himself.

  • Now we hobnobbed with Gambrinus, and enjoyed the warmest welcome in an inn.

    Vacation days in Greece

    Rufus B. Richardson

  • Gambrinus kept clear of women, says the legend, and so lived in peace.

  • "Der Kerl ist stark, das Bier ist gut," was what Gambrinus said.


British Dictionary definitions for gambrinus

Gambrinus

noun
  1. a legendary Flemish king who was said to have invented beer
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