Definition of Rotgut

1. Noun. Any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality.




Definition of Rotgut

1. n. Bad small beer.

Definition of Rotgut

1. Noun. raw or poor quality alcoholic liquor ¹

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Definition of Rotgut

1. inferior liquor [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotgut

rote
rote learning
roted
rotelike
rotella
rotelle
roteln
rotely
rotenoid
rotenoids
rotenone
rotenones
rotes
rotework
rotgut (current term)
rotguts
rother
rothers
roti
rotifer
rotifera
rotiferal
rotiferan
rotiferans
rotifers
rotiform
roting
rotini

Literary usage of Rotgut

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1. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"rotgut, s. this vulgarism is used both substantively and adjectively, for instance, ... Ex. "Drink such poor rotgut as that!" " This is rotgut stuff. ..."

2. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"Catch: Straw bass, 186; creek chub, 69; bluegill, 52; chub sucker, 29 ; rotgut minnow, 14 ; Notropis heterodon, 10 ; grass pike, 8; yellow perch, 5; ..."

3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"From rotgut Bed; depth of water 3 feet. 25. From rotgut Bed : depth of water 16 feet. The Oysters from this bed have had an indifferent reception in the ..."

4. Notes on the Food Fishes and Edible Mollusca of New South Wales, Etc., Etc by E. P. Ramsay (1883)
"23- From the House Bed; depth of water 17 feet. The House Bed is the most important of the Clarence-River Oyster-beds. 24. From rotgut Bed; depth of water 3 ..."

5. Campaigns of a Non-combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War by George Alfred Townsend (1866)
"... of the brand called " rotgut;" or the "Union Stores," where a person in semi-military dress deals in India-rubber overcoats, underclothing, and boots. ..."

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