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malt extract

a sweet, gummy substance derived from an infusion of malt.
Origin of malt extract
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • But you could put what I know about bigamy in that malt-extract bottle.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • "That's no crime," smiled the senior partner, reaching for the malt-extract bottle.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • He emptied the dregs of the malt-extract bottle into his glass and holding it to the light examined it critically.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train
British Dictionary definitions for malt-extract

malt extract

a sticky substance obtained from an infusion of malt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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