• Barley Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A valuable grain, of the family of grasses, genus Hordeum, used for food, and for making malt, from which are prepared beer, ale, and whisky.
• Barley-bree Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Liquor made from barley; strong ale.
• Barleycorn Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Formerly , a measure of length, equal to the average length of a grain of barley; the third part of an inch.
- (n.) A grain or "corn" of barley.