kaffir beer

  1. Southern African a former, taboo name for sorghum beer

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How to use kaffir beer in a sentence

  • Beer is almost unknown, except the imported kinds of Bass and Schlitz, for what is known as "kaffir beer" is a filthy decoction.

    South African Memories | Lady Sarah Wilson
  • One of them had some kaffir beer in a calabash, which he gave me to drink.

    Prester John | John Buchan