Malt Malt, a. Relating to, containing, or made with, malt. [1913 Webster]

{Malt liquor}, an alcoholic liquor, as beer, ale, porter, etc., prepared by fermenting an infusion of malt.

{Malt dust}, fine particles of malt, or of the grain used in making malt; -- used as a fertilizer. `` Malt dust consists chiefly of the infant radicle separated from the grain.'' --Sir H. Davy.

{Malt floor}, a floor for drying malt.

{Malt house}, or {Malthouse}, a house in which malt is made.

{Malt kiln}, a heated chamber for drying malt. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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