rickey
noun (plural rickeys) Etymology: probably from the name Rickey Date: 1895 a drink containing liquor, lime juice, sugar, and soda water; also a similar drink without liquor

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  • Rickey — is a surname or first name, and may refer to:* Branch Rickey (1881 1965), a Major League Baseball executive * Branch Rickey Jr. (1913 1961), a Major League Baseball executive * Branch Rickey III, president of the Pacific Coast League * George… …   Wikipedia

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  • rickey — ☆ rickey [rik′ē ] n. [said to be after a Col. Rickey] a drink made of carbonated water, lime juice, and, usually, an alcoholic liquor, esp. gin (gin rickey) …   English World dictionary

  • rickey — 1895, alcoholic drink made with carbonated water and lime juice; reputedly from the name of Col. Joe Rickey of St. Louis, Missouri …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rickey —   [ rɪkɪ], George, amerikanischer Bildhauer, * South Bend (Indiana) 6. 6. 1907, ✝Saint Paul (Minnesota) 17. 7. 2002; wuchs in Europa auf, studierte u. a. in Oxford und Paris. Vom Konstruktivismus ausgehend, gestaltete er hängende oder stehende… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • rickey — /rik ee/, n., pl. rickeys. a drink made with lime juice, carbonated water, and gin or other liquor. [1890 95, Amer.; named after a Colonel Rickey] * * * (as used in expressions) Henderson Rickey Rickey Henley Henderson Rickey Branch Wesley * * * …   Universalium

  • Rickey — /rik ee/, n. (Wesley) Branch, 1881 1965, U.S. baseball executive. * * * (as used in expressions) Henderson Rickey Rickey Henley Henderson Rickey Branch Wesley * * * …   Universalium

  • Rickey — (as used in expressions) Henderson, Rickey Rickey Henley Henderson Rickey, Branch (Wesley) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • rickey — noun (plural rickeys) N. Amer. a drink consisting of a spirit, typically gin, with lime or lemon juice, carbonated water, and ice. Origin C19: prob. from the surname Rickey …   English new terms dictionary

  • rickey — rick•ey [[t]ˈrɪk i[/t]] n. pl. eys vin a drink of lime juice, soda water, and often gin or other liquor • Etymology: 1890–95, amer.; < the surname Rickey …   From formal English to slang

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