Barley-water

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Barley-water a decoction of pearl-barley
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bærlíc, bere, and suffix -líc.

Usage

In literature:

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" by Harry Snyder
In resuming the milk it should be given in smaller amounts and diluted with lime water or barley water for the first day.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Barley water may be used instead of common water.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
HOW TO MAKE BARLEY WATER.
"A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes" by Charles Elmé Francatelli
Cook barley until quite soft; chop onion finely; mix a little corn flour into paste with cold water.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
To-night, as usual, they repaired to the sanctum, and drank their barley water.
"The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne" by Robert Hichens
Barley-water and rice-water are very soothing to an irritable stomach.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Barley water would depress me and make me miserable even if I were in perfect health.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
Barley or rice water, or ordinary water, may be given in small quantities at a time to relieve the thirst.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
A quantity of water was then thickened with barley meal, and of this diet they were permitted to have as much as they could consume.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

A traditional dobbelbock is a strong malty German-style lager made from only barley, hops, and water.
The traditional four ingredients for beer are malted barley, hops, yeast and water.
Water, barley, hopps, malt, and yeast are the main ingrediants for beer.
Add the tomatoes, water, lentils , barley, one-half teaspoon salt, one-fourth teaspoon pepper and the rosemary.
Paddy Irish Whiskey is distilled three times from barley and water, and then is matured for up to seven years.
The Idaho Pale Ale was made only with hops grown in Southwest Idaho, high country barley grown and malted in Southeast Idaho and pure Teton mountain spring water.
Bohemian Vegetable Soup (Makes 8 to 10 servings) 2 gallons water or beef stock 1/2 cup barley 1 bunch carrots, peeled and chopped 2 onio.
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