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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

near′ beer′(n.)

  1. a malt beverage similar to beer but containing less than ½ percent alcohol.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of near beer:

1905–10, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. near beer(noun)

    drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol

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