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home-brew

[ hohm-broo ]

noun

  1. beer or other alcoholic beverage made at home.


home-brew

noun

  1. a beer or other alcoholic drink brewed at home rather than commercially
  2. informal.
    a professional football player who was born in Canada and is not an import


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Derived Forms

  • ˈhome-ˈbrewed, adjective
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Other Words From

  • home-brewed adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of home-brew1

First recorded in 1850–55
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Example Sentences

And then there was the “news” that Obama had become the first president to use the White House to home-brew his own beer.

But he failed to say whether it would be in the river or in home-brew.

Imagine finding such a thing coiled up at the foot of your cellar-stairs after you had been indulging in home-brew!

The squire, who was generally so jovial and cheery, ate his cold pressed beef and drank his glass of "home-brew" in silence.

Her mouth had been set for a sip of his home brew, her eyes had pictured the delight he'd take in and give to her little boy.

With us in Scotland it was good oatcakes and home-brew––and the air.

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