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lager

1

[ lah-ger, law- ]

noun

  1. Also called lager beer. a beer stored from six weeks to six months for aging before use.


verb (used with object)

  1. to age (beer) usually by storing in tanks at just-below freezing temperatures for several weeks or months.

lager

2

[ lah-ger ]

noun

, South African.

lager

1

/ ˈlɑːɡə /

noun

  1. a light-bodied effervescent beer, fermented in a closed vessel using yeasts that sink to the bottom of the brew Compare ale


lager

2

/ ˈlɑːɡə /

noun

  1. a variant spelling of laager
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lager1

1835–45; short for lager beer, half adoption, half translation of German Lagerbier. See lair 1, beer
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lager1

C19: from German Lagerbier beer for storing, from Lager storehouse
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Example Sentences

While Montucky does offer its lager in 12-ounce cans, it’s mostly found in 16-ounce tallboys.

Britain’s National Health Service say men and women are advised not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis, which is six pints of lager or a bottle and a half of wine.

It’s like the lager people would know, but with depth and flavor.

Until a few years ago, Craig Laughlin drank nothing but macro lagers when he was in the mood for a cold beverage.

Then again, I’d likely have a breeze, a cold lager and a great view to distract me.

I am sure that no one in a Gulag or Kanz-lager would have turned their nose up at some fresh poultry.

Order a cold lager and top it off with a mixed green salad and Pizza Diavolo.

Help it all down with one of the many home-brewed beers—the lager and seasonal Christmas beer disappeared quickly at our table.

The lager which is a feature now well known of African warfare, is the same thing in principle.

It's the same old story, so common—a champagne appetite and a lager beer pocketbook.

General Stevens at once had all the lager thrown into the road, and the wagons sent back for the abandoned rations.

Steam beer and lager was five cents a glass and whiskey ten cents.

Haight was the real head-man, but he was too fond of lager-beer to be in trusted with so large a business.

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