pilsener

[ pilz-ner, pils- ]SEE DEFINITION OF pilsener
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Who would have heard of Wagner if Pilsener had never been invented?

He extolled them with his mouth half-full of brawn, or between two gulps of Pilsener.

How can a man full of Pilsener beer reach that keen-set state of quiescence needful for ordering his dinner liquor?

And his packages really did contain brawn and beer (four bottles of the Pilsener); also bread and a slice of butter.

We had noticed for some time past that George was getting too fond of Pilsener beer.

Jack was fruitfully penitent, and there was a hilarious scheme for the day afoot, with parks and picnics and Pilsener in it.

For the mother of the child, however, she had a bottle of Pilsener beer uncorked, and sent to her.

The other guests, who had gathered in the drawing-room, remained to chat a little more and enjoy a glass of Pilsener.

WORD ORIGIN

type of pale, hoppy lager beer, 1877, after Pilsen, German town in Bohemia (Czech Plzen) where it first was brewed. Now designating a type, not an origin; pilsner from Plzen is Pilsner Urquell, from German Urquell "primary source." The place name is from Old Czech plz "damp, moist." Related: Pils.

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glass

nounobject used for drinking liquids
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