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4 definitions found
 for quaff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quaff \Quaff\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quaffed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Quaffing.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking
     cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. Quaigh.]
     To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in
     large draughts. "Quaffed off the muscadel." --Shak.
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           They eat, they drink, and in communion sweet
           Quaff immortality and joy.               --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quaff \Quaff\, v. i.
     To drink largely or luxuriously.
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           Twelve days the gods their solemn revels keep,
           And quaff with blameless Ethiops in the deep. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quaff
      n 1: a hearty draft
      v 1: to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The
           men gulped down their beers" [syn: gulp, quaff, swig]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "quaff":
     beverage, bib, booze, bumper, draft, drain the cup, dram, drench,
     drink, drink bottoms-up, drink deep, drink hard, drink in,
     drink off, drink to, drink up, follow strong drink, gargle, grog,
     gulp, guzzle, imbibe, knock back, lap, lap up, libation, nip, peg,
     pledge, portion, potation, pull, sip, slurp, snort, soak, suck,
     suck in, suckle, sup, swallow, swig, swill, tipple, toast, tope,
     toss, toss down, toss off, tot, wash down
  
  

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