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  1. a Japanese cooking wine made from rice, sweeter than sake.
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  • In the next St. Congal putting the religious habit on Mirin.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

    Dugald Butler and Herbert Story

  • They are cooked in mirin, a kind of sweet liquor made from sak, and you eat all you can pick off the bones with your hashi.