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  • v. Present participle of quaff.


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  • At their frequent drinking parties it is said they will pass several days and nights, almost without intermission, in quaffing the productions of the vineyards of Kakheti, a district in the mountains east of Tiflis.

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  • Vaughn Mordenti, a New Orleans event producer who worked often with Taneja, recalls quaffing rum and Cokes with Taneja in a limousine after a show in Houston.

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  • Part of the lure of drinking older vintages is the idea of quaffing history, imagining what was happening when the bottle was first sealed.


  • This has been one of my favourite 'quaffing' whites of the year, and I'll definitely be serving it at parties. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Those of us who be slightly further of a piratical bent and not fettered by the chains of the navy, East India Company or any of those other organisations which force their crew to dress in certain ways, also be proclaiming our free status by dressin' in a manner that announces our piratical intent, or generally indulgin' in the great and noble pirate traditions such as quaffing (only trying top get the grog in our mouths), carousing (until the great pirate steely_glint threatens to make us walk the plank), pillaging (at all times obeying the rules included in the box) and general merry making.

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  • One of them, a former slave named Crispus Attucks, who had been quaffing drinks at the Royal Exchange, is widely thought to have been the one who clobbered the hapless British soldier.

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  • This alfresco bar is easily the best spot in the city to view the sunset while quaffing on reasonably priced beers and cocktails.

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  • "You start to get tired of what's popular," Ms. Masiewich, who works in sports marketing, said while quaffing a pale ale at the Beerbistro restaurant here.

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  • Sjord moved into position and gestured excitedly to his comrades, who gathered around, quaffing from their flagons.

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  • When he mentioned the folly of quaffing from Brouilly

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