American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any one of various liquids for drinking, usually excluding water.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Drink of any kind; liquor for drinking: as, water is the common beverage; intoxicating beverages.
- n. A name given specifically to various kinds of refreshing drinks. In Devonshire, England, water-cider; a drink made by passing water through the crushed apples from which cider has been made.
- n. In Great Britain, drink-money, or a treat provided with drink-money, as on wearing a new suit of clothes, or on receiving a suit from the tailor; a treat on first coming into prison; a garnish.
- n. A liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink. This may include tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, juice, or soft drinks.
- n. slang, archaic A treat, or drink money.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Liquid for drinking; drink; -- usually applied to drink artificially prepared and of an agreeable flavor.
- n. Specifically, a name applied to various kinds of drink.
- n. Slang A treat, or drink money.
- n. any liquid suitable for drinking
- Old French bevrage, from boivre ("to drink"), from Latin bibō. Cognate to imbibe. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French bevrage, from beivre, to drink, from Latin bibere; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It could be that Bush was unaware that Pisco Sour was alcoholic, or that he merely took a sip so as not offend his hosts – the beverage is the country's national drink – but drink it he did.”
“It's garden-variety product placement, but instead of stars conspicuously drinking a certain beverage or driving a certain car, they're battling eco-baddies or monologuing about the dangers of CFCs.”
“Whenever a grape reaches a kind of mass-market popularity, it is inevitably over-cropped (see also Merlot) and dumbed-down to meet the requirements of people whose other first choice in beverage is Coca-Cola.”
“Drinking the local beverage is a sure way to warm the hearts of the locals.”
“As a green tea devotee, I feel a glow of good health whenever my favorite hot beverage is lauded for its wellness-boosting properties.”
“Besides milk, water should be the main beverage, he says.”
“Any caffeinated alcoholic beverage is bound to be very popular with the college crowds.”
“Food and beverage is just a button away ... * le sigh*”
“The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), or National Volunteer Corps, said the bovine beverage is undergoing laboratory tests for the next 2 to 3 months but did not give a specific date for its commercial release.”
“Our speculators frequent certain places which are call coffy-huysen or coffee-houses because a certain beverage is served there called coffy by the Dutch and Caffé by the Levantines.”
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