Definition of Strong drink
1. Noun. An alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented.
Generic synonyms: Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverage, Alcoholic Drink, Inebriant, Intoxicant
Specialized synonyms: Aqua Vitae, Ardent Spirits, Akvavit, Aquavit, Arak, Arrack, Bitters, Brandy, Gin, Ouzo, Rum, Schnapps, Schnaps, Mescal, Tequila, Vodka, Whiskey, Whisky, Firewater, Lacing
Derivative terms: Booze, Boozy, Spiritous, Spirituous
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Literary usage of Strong drink
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"2 14. drink wine nr strong drink, 15. drunk neither wine nor strong drink, 12(13).! (was) the song of the drunkards. 4. nor for princes strong drink ..."
2. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"Artificial liquor (IS'j, <ri- «pa, "strong drink" [see ... In Num. xxviii, 7, strong drink is clearly used as equivalent to wine, which was ordered in Exod. ..."
3. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"CHAPTER XXVIII 1813 Leigh Hunt in Prison—His Praises of Lamb—Lamb's " Favourite Child "—The " Confessions of a Drunkard "—Lamb and strong drink—Crabb ..."
4. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Nothing Against Farren Save Love of strong drink. New Windsor June 1777. ... whether any thing can be charged on him save the love of strong Drink—think if ..."
5. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"And in Prov. xx. it is said, ' wine is a mocker, and strong drink is raging; and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.' So mark, ye unwise christians, ..."
6. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1850)
"... and (what is not usual in such cases) violent, threatening and striking those about him because they refused him access to strong drink. ..."