whisky


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whisky

a spirit made by distilling fermented cereals, which is matured and often blended
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One plan is, to make bets on their slaves, as to who can drink the most whisky without getting drunk; and in this way they succeed in getting whole multitudes to drink to excess.
The coachman (descending instantly from Theology to Business) watched the signature with the most scrupulous attention; and signed his own name as witness, with an implied commentary on the proceeding, in the form of another puff of whisky, exhaled through the medium of a heavy sigh.
Take that,' said Alan, passing John the whisky, and then with a certain roughness pushed his friend into the bedroom, and closed the door behind him.
I would at once suggest some brandy or whisky, perhaps of a luxurious sort, from a flask in the pocket of Mr Glass.
He sits at home, dosing it with whisky, and Jerry and me goes off alone.
Quatermain," said Sir Henry Curtis, when the man had brought the whisky and lit the lamp, "the year before last about this time, you were, I believe, at a place called Bamangwato, to the north of the Transvaal.
Yes, there was a tantalus containing brandy and whisky on the sea-chest.
I know a place round the corner here, where you can get a drop of the finest Scotch whisky you ever tasted - put you right in less than no time.
He then busied himself very dexterously in lighting a fire, producing glasses, whisky, a cake, and cups and saucers.
We may note the garlic and whisky on the breath of a fellow strap hanger, or the cheap perfume emanating from the person of the wondrous lady sitting in front of us, and deplore the fact of our sensitive noses; but, as a matter of fact, we cannot smell at all, our olfactory organs are practically atrophied, by comparison with the development of the sense among the beasts of the wild.
They sat down in the American Bar, and a colored waiter in a white linen suit brought them whisky and Apollinaris in tall tumblers.
He can neither read nor write, he is steeped in whisky, and he has as much intelligence as the potatoes that he is digging.