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Definition of Usquebaugh
UsquebaughUsquebaugh Us"que*baugh, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge beatha,
literally, water of life; uisge water + beatha life; akin to
Gr. bi`os life. See Quick, a., and cf. Whisky.]
1. A compound distilled spirit made in Ireland and Scotland;
The Scottish returns being vested in grouse, white
hares, pickled salmon, and usquebaugh. --Sir W.
2. A liquor compounded of brandy, or other strong spirit,
raisins, cinnamon and other spices. --Brande & C.
Meaning of Usquebaugh from wikipedia
- Gaelic. Early forms
of the word in English included uskebeaghe
(1621), and usquebae
(1715). Much is made of the word's...
- is four times
distill'd, and this by the Natives
is call'd Usquebaugh
-baul, id est Usquebaugh
at first taste affects
all the Members
of the Body:...
- century medical writer William
"stirs up lust". Royal Usquebaugh
was a ****y concoction containing flecks
of gold leaf thought
of using whatever
was at hand to improve their rustically produced usquebaugh
on small, portable
away in remote
****ociation, the word whisky comes
from the Gaelic uisge beatha
, which means
"water of life". The earliest record
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