Quaffed
Quaff Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts. ``Quaffed off the muscadel.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

They eat, they drink, and in communion sweet Quaff immortality and joy. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quaff — Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaffing — Quaff Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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