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  • adj. of horses or cattle in the western USA, having the health or strength detrimentally affected by drinking alkali-contaminated water.

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Examples

  • The theater critic from the Chronicle complained that Twain apparently had been “alkalied in the savage wilds of Washoe, and had become a little demoralized.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • "The trouble with you fellows," he proffered "is that you're so plumb alkalied you don't know the real thing when you see it."

    Arizona Nights

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