Definition of after-wort in English:

after-wort

noun

Brewing
rare
  • Partially fermented wort remaining after any stage of a process of brewing; this wort used in the preparation of lower-quality drinks, vinegar, etc. Frequently in plural Compare wash.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From after- + wort.

Pronunciation:

after-wort

/ˈɑːftəwəːt//ˈaftəwəːt/