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 for liquor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liquor \Liq"uor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liquored
     (l[i^]k"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Liquoring.]
     1. To supply with liquor. [R.]
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     2. To grease. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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              Liquor fishermen's boots.             --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liquor \Liq"uor\ (l[i^]k"[~e]r), n. [OE. licour, licur, OF.
     licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid.
     See Liquid, and cf. Liqueur.]
     1. Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice,
        or the like.
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     2. Specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either
        distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer,
        etc.
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     3. (Pharm.) A solution of a medicinal substance in water; --
        distinguished from tincture and aqua.
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     Note: The U. S. Pharmacopoeia includes, in this class of
           preparations, all aqueous solutions without sugar, in
           which the substance acted on is wholly soluble in
           water, excluding those in which the dissolved matter is
           gaseous or very volatile, as in the aqu[ae] or waters.
           --U. S. Disp.
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     Labarraque's liquor (Old Chem.), a solution of an alkaline
        hypochlorite, as sodium hypochlorite, used in bleaching
        and as a disinfectant.
  
     Liquor of flints, or Liquor silicum (Old Chem.), soluble
        glass; -- so called because formerly made from powdered
        flints. See Soluble glass, under Glass.
  
     Liquor of Libavius. (Old Chem.) See Fuming liquor of
        Libavius, under Fuming.
  
     Liquor sanguinis (s[a^]n"gw[i^]n*[i^]s), (Physiol.), the
        blood plasma.
  
     Liquor thief, a tube for taking samples of liquor from a
        cask through the bung hole.
  
     To be in liquor, to be intoxicated.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  liquor
      n 1: an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than
           fermented [syn: liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink,
           hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink]
      2: a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or
         suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process; "waste
         liquors"
      3: the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked [syn:
         liquor, pot liquor, pot likker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  158 Moby Thesaurus words for "liquor":
     Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, John Barleycorn,
     Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill,
     Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol,
     alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, amobarbital sodium, analgesic,
     anodyne, aqua vitae, ardent spirits, barb, barbiturate,
     barbiturate pill, beverage, black stuff, blood, blue, blue angel,
     blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, booze, brew, broth, budge,
     calmative, chloral hydrate, codeine, codeine cough syrup,
     concentrate, depressant, depressor, distillate, dolly, downer,
     drink, drinkable, extract, firewater, fluid, fluid extract,
     fluid mechanics, frosted, frosted shake, goofball, grog,
     hard liquor, hard stuff, heroin, hooch, hop, horse, hydraulics,
     hydrogeology, hypnotic, inebriant, infusion, intoxicant,
     intoxicating liquor, juice, junk, knockout drops, latex, laudanum,
     liquid, liquid extract, little brown jug, lotus, lush, malt,
     meperidine, methadone, milk, moonshine, morphia, morphine,
     mountain dew, narcotic, opiate, opium, pacifier, pain killer,
     paregoric, pen yan, phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium,
     pick-me-up, pop, potable, potation, punch bowl, purple heart,
     quietener, rainbow, red, rum, sap, sauce, scag, schnapps,
     secobarbital sodium, sedative, semiliquid, shake, shit,
     sleep-inducer, sleeper, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, smack,
     social lubricant, soda, soda pop, soda water, sodium thiopental,
     soft drink, somnifacient, soother, soothing syrup, soporific,
     spirits, stock, strong drink, strong waters, tar, the Demon Rum,
     the bottle, the cup, the flowing bowl, the luscious liquor,
     the ruddy cup, tipple, tonic, toxicant, tranquilizer, turps, water,
     water of life, whey, white lightning, white mule, white stuff,
     yellow, yellow jacket
  
  

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