What does liquor mean?

Definitions for liquor
ˈlɪk ər or, for 3 , -wɔrliquor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drinknoun

    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

  2. liquornoun

    a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process

    "waste liquors"

  3. liquor, pot liquor, pot likkernoun

    the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked

Wiktionary

  1. liquornoun

    A liquid.

  2. liquornoun

    A drinkable liquid.

  3. liquornoun

    A liquid obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).

  4. liquornoun

    Strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation.

  5. liquorverb

    To drink liquor, usually to excess.

  6. liquorverb

    To cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. LIQUORnoun

    Etymology: liquor, Latin; liqueur, French.

    Nor envy’d them the grape
    Whose heads that turbulent liquor fills with fumes. John Milton.

    Sin taken into the soul, is like a liquor poured into a vessel; so much of it as it fills, it also seasons. Robert South, Sermons.

  2. To Liquorverb

    To drench or moisten.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    Cart wheels squeak not when they are liquored. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liquornoun

    any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like

  2. Liquornoun

    specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer, etc

  3. Liquornoun

    a solution of a medicinal substance in water; -- distinguished from tincture and aqua

  4. Liquorverb

    to supply with liquor

  5. Liquorverb

    to grease

  6. Etymology: [OE. licour, licur, OF. licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid. See Liquid, and cf. Liqueur.]

Freebase

  1. Liquor

    Liquor is Poppy Z. Brite's first novel in the liquor novels, which revolves around the two young chefs Rickey and G-man, their restaurant and their life in New Orleans. It's been released in the United States on March 16, 2004.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Liquor

    lik′ur, n. anything liquid: strong drink: a strong solution of a particular substance: any prepared solution.—v.t. to apply liquor or a solution to: (Shak.) to rub with oil or grease.—v.i. (slang) to drink (esp. with up).—n. Liq′uor-gauge, a rod used by excisemen for measuring the depth of liquid in a cask.—Liquor laws, restrictive legislation with regard to the sale of intoxicating drink.—In liquor, drunk; Malt liquors, liquors brewed from malt. [O. Fr. liqeur—L. liquor-emliquēre.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of liquor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of liquor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of liquor in a Sentence

  1. Eliza Mother Stewart:

    No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorize and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king

  2. Numbers 63 Bible Hebrew:

    He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

  3. Kraig Powell:

    Like everything else we try in Utah liquor laws, it may sound a little strange to one side or the other, because the lines have been drawn so starkly in the past, it's really important to have some new, out-of-the-box thinking to try to have a breakthrough.

  4. William F. Buckley Jr.:

    Marijuana is not much more difficult to obtain than beer. The reason for this is that a liquor store selling beer to a minor stands to lose its liquor license. Marijuana salesmen don't have expensive overheads, and so are not easily punished.

  5. Baylen Linnekin:

    Problems like these do pop up occasionally and liquor control enforcement does take these cases very seriously. when it comes to alcohol laws, as I've insinuated previously, Pennsylvania is about as close to Saudi Arabia as you can get in America.

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