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  • There was a large clumsy oaken table, which the hasty hospitality of the domestic who had before spoken, immediately spread with milk, butter, goat-milk cheese, a flagon of beer, and a flask of usquebae, designed for the refreshment of Lord Menteith; while an inferior servant made similar preparations at the bottom of the table for the benefit of his attendants.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Knock the head out of a cask of usquebae; let that be their night-gear — their plaids their bed-clothes — the blue sky their canopy, and the heather their couch. —

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The following word/words appear exactly once each: usqueb usqebaugh usquebae

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Knock the head out of a cask of usquebae; let that be their night-gear --- their plaids their bed-clothes --- the blue sky their canopy, and the heather their couch.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • a cask of usquebae; let that be their night-gear -- their plaids their bed-clothes -- the blue sky their canopy, and the heather their couch.

    A Legend of Montrose

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  • -noun (also usquabae and usque)
    whiskey.

    June 9, 2009