from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See alcohol, 1.


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  • Earth, Wind and Fire albums, full of a novel fusion of the falsetto harmonies of the Four Seasons with the fabulous funk of the Famous Flames, were as common as grain-alcohol punch at late-'70s dance parties.

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  • From there, when I went to college, Washington and Lee, the school did four grain-alcohol/pig roasts a year, and I was on the pig roast committee.

    Smoke Signals: Q&A with John Snedden

  • According to press reports, many had been paid to attend or threatened with dismissal from their jobs if they did not; they were bused to Moscow in vehicles owned by state-owned companies and treated to potent grain-alcohol libations. -- Top News

  • Although Bush, Congress and most Midwest politicians champion corn ethanol, some economists, scientists and even a few farmers benefiting from the grain-alcohol push oppose the ethanol surge for a variety of reasons. - News Articles


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