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greenie

slang A Heineken beer (which comes in a green bottle). I'll go to the bar and get us a few greenies. You guys want anything else?
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greenie

(ˈgrini)
n. a Heineken (brand) beer. (It comes in a green bottle.) Tom ordered a greenie and had it put on his tab.
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