whiskey has definitions from the field of food
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[ noun ] (food) made from fermented mash of grain

Synonyms

whisky

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 .

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