Paid for cyder with James, after dinner, 3d.; wine with Mersing at night, 3d.
The cyder is of the color of sherry (or rather of French white wine), and every whit as fine and clear.
cyder is not a thing to be despised even by a man who knows Latin.
cyder is made from the rotting Crabs; also a kind of vinegar called verjuice, or vargis.
You shall have some baked pears and bread for supper, and some cyder.
At a third, she was disconcerted, by a familiar invitation to partake of a cup of cyder.
Some cyder which he happened to have, and which he gave to the scorbutic people, contributed not a little to this happy change.
It is really a very mice drink, more like cyder than beer, though quite as intoxicating as the latter.
He has asked for cyder, and drinks nearly a bottle a day mixed with cold water, and takes three drops of laudanum twice a day.
He wrote very little altogether, but produced a piece called "Blenheim," and a sort of Georgic entitled "cyder."
late 13c., from Old French cidre, cire "pear or apple cider" (12c., Modern French cidre), variant of cisdre, from Late Latin sicera, Vulgate rendition of Hebrew shekhar, a word used for any strong drink (translated in Old English as beor, taken untranslated in Septuagint Greek as sikera), related to Arabic sakar "strong drink," sakira "was drunk." Meaning gradually narrowed in English to mean exclusively "fermented drink made from apples," though this sense also was in Old French.