from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An alcoholic liquor distilled from grain, such as corn, rye, or barley, and containing approximately 40 to 50 percent ethyl alcohol by volume.
- n. A drink of such liquor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A liquor distilled from thefermented mash of grain (as rye, corn, or barley).
- n. A drink of whiskey.
- n. The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as whisky, a liquor.
- n. A light carriage built for rapid motion; -- called also tim-whiskey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See whisky, whiskified.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
Shortening and alteration of usquebaugh.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Irish uisce beatha and Scottish Gaelic uisge-beatha lit. 'water of life' (compare aquavit, from Latin aqua vitae). (Wiktionary)