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A personification of barley, or of malt liquor.
alcohol, alcoholic drink, liquor, intoxicating liquor, drink, strong drink, spirits, intoxicantsView synonyms
- ‘John Barleycorn represents the spirit of the Barley, grown strong over the summer, cut down in his prime, ground and brewed into beer where he lives again.’
John Barleycorn/ˌjän ˈbärlēkôrn/
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