What does the word beverage mean?

Usage examples for beverage

  1. From the fruits a favourite beverage is produced, and these fruits are also pleasant eating, somewhat resembling apples. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Picturesque tales of ladies' associations depriving themselves of their favorite beverage, of men tarring and feathering unpopular tradesmen, have survived the hundred and thirty odd years which have passed since then; and the impression is general that the colonists would not pay a tax which bore heavy on them. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  3. It was constantly game soup with a handful of dried bread and afterwards endless cups of tea, this essential beverage of the woods. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski