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- another term for beer engine
- ‘She called into the bar cellar, where Brad was attaching the new beer pump.’
- ‘We didn't bank on both beer pumps running out right at the point of ordering our 3 drinks though.’
- ‘Instead of the standard beer pump, it comes out of a giant tap.’
- ‘It was chaos because I hardly had any staff on - my hand was shaking on the beer pump.’
- ‘Friday night he and I gathered round the beer pumps of the King's Arms and put the world to rights.’
- ‘Of particular pride to Andy is the fancy new beer pump in the downstairs bar, which at present supplies Budvar and Lowenbrau lager.’
- ‘Some of the interesting artefacts in the museum include a fully equipped early 20th century bar, complete with beer pumps and memorabilia from a day when the public house was strictly a male preserve.’
- ‘Foremost is a traditional beer pump that landlord Jim Hardie has resurrected from the attic, where he found four others, and hopes some of the more engineer-minded drinkers may be able to return to working order.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.