Beer-engine

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Beer-engine a machine for drawing beer up from the casks to the bar
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. béor; Ger. and Dut. bier, Ice. bjorr.

Usage

In literature:

Two engineers off for their evening swig of beer at the corner groggery.
"The Drums Of Jeopardy" by Harold MacGrath
Have your engineers no thoughts in their heads but beer, or is it that they, like the asses, have grown long ears?
"The Men Who Wrought" by Ridgwell Cullum
In coarse they'd ave to be a good deal inlarged to make room for the Bar and Beer-engine.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 62, January 6, 1872" by Various
There was a little commotion near the beer engine.
"The Sailor" by J. C. Snaith
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In poetry:

The boiler was filled with lager beer
And the devil himself was the engineer;
The passengers were a most motley crew-
Church member, atheist, Gentile, and Jew,
"The Hell-Bound Train" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Buckeye Beer Engine to host first Pumpkin Night.
The Buckeye Beer Engine in Lakewood will hold its first-ever Pumpkin Night from 7 to 11 pm Friday.
Complete details for Buckeye Beer Engine.
Most people think of the aforementioned beer engines and English ale styles when pondering cask beer, but there are other ways of serving casks .
The new ChurchKey bar in Logan Circle promises that at any given time, its five hand-pumped "beer engines" will be dipping into a changing roster of five casks .
The mathematics involved in the foamy head of a glass of beer is helping scientists and engineers better understand the properties of metal.
Throw in a couple of beer engines for style points.
Buckeye Beer Engine hosts Sierra Nevada dinner.
The Buckeye Beer Engine in Lakewood will hold a special beer pairing dinner featuring Sierra Nevada at 7 pm Tuesday.
So the engineering graduate built himself a reminder of life on campus: a refrigerator that can toss a can of beer to his couch with the click of a remote control.
Velocity Double IPA by Beer Engineers.
Pictured is the Velocity Double IPA by Beer Engineers (The Huntsville Times/Bob Gathany).
This week we test a flagship beer from one of the state's newest kids on the brewing block – Beer Engineers out of Birmingham – who focus on intense and complex high-gravity beers.
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In science:

Elizabeth Beer’s research on this paper, begun while she was a Ph.D. student at The Johns Hopkins University, was supported by a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.
On vertex, edge, and vertex-edge random graphs
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