Definition of Usquebaugh. Meaning of Usquebaugh. Synonyms of Usquebaugh

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Definition of Usquebaugh

Usquebaugh
Usquebaugh 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; whisky. The Scottish returns being vested in grouse, white hares, pickled salmon, and usquebaugh. --Sir W. Scott. 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 (1581), usquebaugh (1610), usquebath (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, which at first taste affects all the Members of the Body:...
- century medical writer William Salmon, sundew "stirs up lust". Royal Usquebaugh was a ****y concoction containing flecks of gold leaf thought to capture...
- tradition of using whatever was at hand to improve their rustically produced usquebaugh, distilled on small, portable stills, hidden away in remote glens. Angelica...
- Whisky ****ociation, the word whisky comes from the Gaelic uisge beatha or usquebaugh, which means "water of life". The earliest record of distillation in Scotland...
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