The man entered the tavern and ordered a mug of quass.
An example of a quass is a very low alcohol beverage sold in Eastern Europe made from fermented bread which is often flavored with fruits.
(countable and uncountable, plural quasses)
- Alternative spelling of kvass.
(third-person singular simple present quasses, present participle quassing, simple past and past participle quassed)
- (obsolete) to drink deeply; to quaff.
- The soft inner bark is occasionally used in Siberia as a ferment, by hunters and others, being boiled and mixed with rye-meal, and buried in the snow for a short time, when it is employed as a substitute for other leaven, and in making the sour liquor called " quass."