[ noun ] (food) made from fermented mash of grain
Used in print(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
The name presumably derives from the French royal_house which never learned and never forgot ; since Bourbon whiskey , though of Kentucky origin , is at_least as much favored by liberals in the North as by conservatives in the South .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
`` I 've never done this before '' , they always said , pouring another whiskey .(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Times_Square , when I ascended to_it with my fellow subway travellers ( all dressed as if for a huge wedding in a family of which we were all distant members ) , was nearly impassable , the sidewalks swarming_with celebrants , with bundled_up sailors and soldiers already hugging their girls and their rationed bottles of whiskey .(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
One said , `` When I get a cold I buy a bottle of whiskey for it , and within a_few hours it 's gone '' .
The speaker referred to the whiskey but his friend thought he meant the cold .