Definitions for hoochhutʃ; Du. hoʊx

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or hootch

  1. alcoholic liquor.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. liquor illicitly distilled and distributed.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of hooch:

1895–1900; shortening of earlier hoochinoo orig. the name of a Tlingit village alleged to be a source of illicit liquor (< Tlingit xucnu·wú lit., brown bear's fort)


or hootch

  1. a thatched hut.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Military

  2. any living quarters.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Military

* Mil. Slang..

Origin of hooch:

1950–55, Amer.; prob. < Japn uchi house

Hoochhutʃ; Du. hoʊx(n.)

  1. Ref: also Hoogh,

  2. Pieter de, 1629?–88?, Dutch painter.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hooch, hootch(noun)

    an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor


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