Complete Definition of "usquebaugh"

English

Etymology
Gaelic, from Irish and Scots Gaelic uisge beatha ‘water of life’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/'ʌskwɪbɔ:/

Noun
en-noun

  1. whisky/whiskey

#:*1922: You’re darned witty. Three drams of usquebaugh you drank with Dan Deasy’s ducats. — James Joyce, Ulysses
#:*1993: Kit coughed over a noggin of usquebaugh. — Anthony Burgess, A Dead Man in Deptford

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