Crooked whisky
Whisky Whis"ky, Whiskey Whis"key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley. [1913 Webster]

{Bourbon whisky}, corn whisky made in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

{Crooked whisky}. See under {Crooked}.

{Whisky Jack} (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jay ({Perisoreus Canadensis}). It is noted for its fearless and familiar habits when it frequents the camps of lumbermen in the winter season. Its color is dull grayish blue, lighter beneath. Called also {moose bird}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Crooked whisky — Crooked Crook ed (kr??k ?d), a. 1. Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed. Crooked paths. Locke. [1913 Webster] he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not straightforward;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crooked — Crook ed (kr??k ?d), a. 1. Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed. Crooked paths. Locke. [1913 Webster] he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not straightforward; deviating from …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whisky — Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whisky Jack — Whisky Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bourbon whisky — Whisky Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moose bird — Whisky Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perisoreus Canadensis — Whisky Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whiskey — Whisky Whis ky, Whiskey Whis key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Public house — Not to be confused with Public housing. A thatched country pub, The Williams Arms, near Braunton, North Devon, England …   Wikipedia

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