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 Barley-mow.Bar’mecide (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Barley Sugar.
 
Sugar boiled in a decoction of barley. It is not now made so, but with saffron, sugar, and water, flavoured with oil of citron, orange, or lemon.   1
        “Barley sugar was prepared by boiling down ordinary sugar in a decoction of pearl-barley.”—Knowledge (July 6th, 1883).
 


 Barley-mow.Bar’mecide (3 syl.). 

 
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