Definition of Stengah

1. Noun. (''in Malaya'') whisky and soda. From the Malay ''se tengah'' meaning ''one half''. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stengah

1. a mixed drink [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stengah

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stengah (current term)
stengahs
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Literary usage of Stengah

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1. Around the World Through Japan by Walter Del Mar (1904)
"... say, whiskey and tonic-water, followed by a stengah (the Malay word for half, usually pronounced stinger) or split drink, succeeded by a suku, ..."

2. Around the World Through Japan by Walter Del Mar (1904)
"... in the Singapore Club a man is considered abstemious if, before lunch, he has a " peg " of, say, whiskey and tonic-water, followed by a stengah (the ..."

3. Java and Her Neighbours: A Traveller's Notes in Java, Celebes, the Moluccas by Arthur Stuart Walcott (1914)
"Drivers, porters, and coolies generally speak of the guilder as a "rupiah" and of a half-guild^- as a "stengah," calling the two and a half guilder piece a ..."

4. The Globular Jottings of Griselda: With Illustrations by Ethel Douglas Hume (1907)
""Now I'll have what you call a 'stinker,'" he announced, and was surprised when we laughed very much as we helped him to a " whisky stengah" (a split), ..."

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