Whiskey meaning

wĭskē, hwĭs-
A drink of such liquor.
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A strong alcoholic liquor distilled from the fermented mash of grain, esp. of rye, wheat, corn, or barley.
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A drink of whiskey.
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Of, for, or made with whiskey.
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The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
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An alcoholic liquor distilled from grain, such as corn, rye, or barley, and containing approximately 40 to 50 percent ethyl alcohol by volume.
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Origin of whiskey

  • Shortening and alteration of usquebaugh

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition