a decoction of barley, used especially in the treatment of diarrhea in infants.
Some children take more kindly to barley water than plain water at a very early age.
The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) W. Grant Hague
To-night, as usual, they repaired to the sanctum, and drank their barley water.
The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne Robert Hichens
All the milk given must be boiled, and if that does not agree, eggs made into an emulsion with barley water may be substituted.
Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture
And she had just thirstily drained a huge glass of barley water.
The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
barley water and lime water in small amounts are also useful for assisting mechanically in the digestion of milk.
Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value Harry Snyder
Water, barley water, and lime water were recommended as drinks.
The Legacy of Greece Various
As a drink lemonade is excellent, with a little cream of tartar, or tamarind tea, or barley water sweetened with honey.
The Matron’s Manual of Midwifery, and the Diseases of Women During Pregnancy and in Childbed Frederick Hollick
The cough must be allayed by the administration of small doses of morphia in gum water or barley water.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
When barley water is being used for curative purposes it should be strong.
Food Remedies Florence Daniel
He motioned to the nurse, who gave him a glass of barley water.
The Revellers Louis Tracy
a drink made from an infusion of barley, usually flavoured with lemon or orange
- Barley wine
noun (Brit) an exceptionally strong beer
a large pocketknife with one blade. Joel, 1754–1812, U.S. poet and diplomat. Contemporary Examples barlow was strangely evasive with the police, refusing to confirm he was the person who called Atkinson, yet he obviously was. The Assemblyman Has a Gun: The Steven Brooks Saga Jon Ralston January 23, 2013 barlow used his laptop to record […]
- Barlow's disease
barlow’s disease Barlow’s disease Bar·low’s disease (bär’lōz’) n. See infantile scurvy.
yeast formed on malt liquors while fermenting. Historical Examples If you will have it to drink presently, take the whites of two or three Eggs, of barm a spoonful, and as much of Wheaten-flower. The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby He took her body on his arm, Her slumbering head lay […]
- Barm cake
noun (Lancashire, dialect) a round flat soft bread roll