Origin: see whiskey
See usquebaugh in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha
Origin: and Irish Gaelic uisce beatha, water of life, whiskey (translation of Medieval Latin aqua vītae)
Origin: : Old Irish uisce, water; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + Old Irish bethad
Origin: , genitive of bethu, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.