malt extract ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a sweet, gummy substance derived from an infusion of malt.
Origin of malt extract First recorded in 1830–40 Examples from the Web for malt extract Historical Examples of malt extract
But you could put what I know about bigamy in that malt-extract bottle.
He emptied the dregs of the malt-extract bottle into his glass and holding it to the light examined it critically.
“That’s no crime,” smiled the senior partner, reaching for the malt-extract bottle.
British Dictionary definitions for malt extract malt extract noun
- a sticky substance obtained from an infusion of malt