from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A drink, often an alcoholic beverage, taken as a stimulant or a cure for a hangover.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a drink, especially an alcoholic one, taken as a stimulant or sometimes as a hangover cure; a restorative, tonic or bracer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stimulant, restorative, or tonic; a bracer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stimulating drink.

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

  • n. anything with restorative powers
  • n. a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)


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