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

  Usquebaugh \Us"que*baugh\, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge beatha,
     literally, water of life; uisge water + beatha life; akin to
     Gr. bi`os life. See Quick, a., and cf. Whisky.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A compound distilled spirit made in Ireland and Scotland;
        whisky.
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              The Scottish returns being vested in grouse, white
              hares, pickled salmon, and usquebaugh. --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. A liquor compounded of brandy, or other strong spirit,
        raisins, cinnamon and other spices. --Brande & C.
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