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for strong drink
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Drink \Drink\, n.
1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the
stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as
water, coffee, or decoctions.
Give me some drink, Titinius. --Shak.
2. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on,
wit is out.
Drink money, or Drink penny, an allowance, or perquisite,
given to buy drink; a gratuity.
Drink offering (Script.), an offering of wine, etc., in the
Jewish religious service.
In drink, drunk. "The poor monster's in drink." --Shak.
Strong drink, intoxicating liquor; esp., liquor containing
a large proportion of alcohol. " Wine is a mocker, strong
drink is raging." --Prov. xx. 1.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than
fermented [syn: liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink,
hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink]
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