Drink money
Drink Drink, n. 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions. [1913 Webster]

Give me some drink, Titinius. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out. [1913 Webster]

{Drink money}, or {Drink penny}, an allowance, or perquisite, given to buy drink; a gratuity.

{Drink offering} (Script.), an offering of wine, etc., in the Jewish religious service.

{In drink}, drunk. ``The poor monster's in drink.'' --Shak.

{Strong drink}, intoxicating liquor; esp., liquor containing a large proportion of alcohol. `` Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging.'' --Prov. xx. 1. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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