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bock beer

[bok] /bɒk/
noun
1.
a strong, dark beer typically brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption the following spring.
Also called bock.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < German Bock, Bockbier literally, buck beer, perhaps by misdivision of Eimbecker Bier (as if ein Bockbier one Bockbier) beer of Eimbeck in Lower Saxony, Germany
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bock beer

/bɒk/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) heavy dark strong beer
2.
(in France) a light beer
Word Origin
C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover
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