Quass
Quass Quass, n. [Russ. kvas'.] A thin, sour beer, made by pouring warm water on rye or barley meal and letting it ferment, -- much used by the Russians. Called also {kvass}. [written also {quas}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • kvass — Quass Quass, n. [Russ. kvas .] A thin, sour beer, made by pouring warm water on rye or barley meal and letting it ferment, much used by the Russians. Called also {kvass}. [written also {quas}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quas — Quass Quass, n. [Russ. kvas .] A thin, sour beer, made by pouring warm water on rye or barley meal and letting it ferment, much used by the Russians. Called also {kvass}. [written also {quas}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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