from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Strong alcoholic liquors, such as whiskey or gin.
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- n. A strong distilled alcoholic liquor or whiskey
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any type of strongly alcoholic beverage prepared by distillation of an alcohol-containing fermented material.
- n. strong alcoholic liquors, as brandy, rum, whisky, etc., obtained by distillation.
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- n. strong distilled liquor or brandy
First attested 1471, from its inflammability; see etymology section of ardent. (Wiktionary)