Drink offering
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]


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  • Drink offering — Offering Of fer*ing, n. 1. The act of an offerer; a proffering. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drink-offering — drinkˈ offering noun An offering of wine, oil, blood, etc to a god • • • Main Entry: ↑drink …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drink offering — The drink offering (Hebrew nesek) was a form of libation forming one of the sacrifices and offerings of the Law of Moses. Contents 1 Etymology 2 Hebrew Bible 3 Ancient Near East parallels 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Drink-offering —    Consisted of wine (Num. 15:5; Hos. 9:4) poured around the altar (Ex. 30:9). Joined with meat offerings (Num. 6:15, 17; 2 Kings 16:13; Joel 1:9, 13; 2:14), presented daily (Ex. 29:40), on the Sabbath (Num. 28:9), and on feast days (28:14). One… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • drink offering — noun : a libation of wine, milk, or oil often in biblical times made with other sacrifices and required with every public offering …   Useful english dictionary

  • drink offering — n. pouring, libation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drink penny — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Offering — Of fer*ing, n. 1. The act of an offerer; a proffering. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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