Bier is the German word for beer. You get Bier in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Prost!

Bier (?), n. [OE. baee, beere, AS. br, bre; akin to D. baar, OHG. bara, G. bahre, Icel barar, D baare, L. feretrum, Gr. , from the same bear to produce. See 1st Bear, and cf. Barrow.]

1.

A handbarrow or portable frame on which a corpse is placed or borne to the grave.

2. Weaving

A count of forty threads in the warp or chain of woolen cloth.

Knight.

 

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