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  • v. Present participle of drink.
  • n. An act or session by which drink is consumed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing.
  • n. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors.
  • n. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
  • n. the act of consuming liquids


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  • "Cannot do it without", in the shorthand jargon of railroad telegraphers. --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906, p.205.

    January 22, 2013

  • "3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal."

    --Century Dictionary

    September 30, 2010