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2 definitions found
 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.
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              Give me some drink, Titinius.         --Shak.
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     2. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on,
        wit is out.
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     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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  strong drink
      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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