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ˈfaɪərˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ərfire·wa·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firewater(noun)

    any strong spirits (such as strong whisky or rum)

Wiktionary

  1. firewater(Noun)

    High proof alcohol, usually "whiskey", especially in the context of its sale to or consumption by Native Americans. (a Native American term, a calque of the Ojibwa word ishkodewaaboo, ishkodew meaning "fire" and aaboo meaning "water/liquid"). So-called due to frequent inclusion of red pepper by traders in order to hide the taste of cheap doctored alcohol, often including low grade ingredients such as tobacco juice, molasses, etc. Sometimes used humorously in other contexts.

  2. firewater(Noun)

    High temperature hydraulic discharge of condensate from industrial boilers.

Freebase

  1. Firewater

    Firewater is an American band founded by former Cop Shoot Cop frontman Tod A. in New York City in 1995. A self-described "world punk" band, Firewater incorporate many diverse elements of world music with punk rock rhythms, including cabaret, ska, jazz, folk and most notably Eastern European influences such as klezmer and gypsy music, which has led to their inclusion in the gypsy punk genre. As of late 2012, Firewater has released seven studio albums and has seen some success, particularly in Europe and on United States college radio stations. They are currently signed to Bloodshot Records.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firewater in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firewater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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