What does the word lager mean?

Usage examples for lager

  1. They are sold at five cents each, or six for twenty- five cents, and are of the kind kept at the cheap refreshment stalls, lager beer saloons, and low groggeries. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  2. The sun never sets twice alike over Mont Pelee; but you can always get the same brand of lager to- day that you had the week before. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain