Liquor

  • 1 Liquor — Liq uor (l[i^]k [ e]r), n. [OE. licour, licur, OF. licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid. See {Liquid}, and cf. {Liqueur}.] 1. Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 liquor — [lik′ər] n. [altered (infl. by L) < ME licour < OFr licor < L liquor, akin to liquere: see LIQUID] 1. any liquid or juice [meat liquor] 2. an alcoholic drink, esp. one made by distillation, as whiskey or rum 3. Pharmacy a solution of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 liquor up — {v. phr.}, {slang} To drink an excessive amount of liquor before engaging in some activity as if comparing oneself to a car that needs to be filled before a journey. * /Joe always liquors up before he takes Sue for a dance./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 liquor up — {v. phr.}, {slang} To drink an excessive amount of liquor before engaging in some activity as if comparing oneself to a car that needs to be filled before a journey. * /Joe always liquors up before he takes Sue for a dance./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 Liquor — Liq uor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Liquored} (l[i^]k [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liquoring}.] 1. To supply with liquor. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. To grease. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] Liquor fishermen s boots. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 liquor — c.1200, likur any matter in a liquid state, from O.Fr. licor fluid, liquid; sap; oil (Mod.Fr. liqueur), from L. liquorem (nom. liquor) liquidity, fluidity, also a liquid, the sea, from liquere be fluid, liquid (see LIQUID (Cf. liquid) (adj.)).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Liquor — Liquor, 1) Flüssigkeit; L. gastrĭcus, Magensaft; L. Morgagni, so v.w. Krystallfeuchtigkeit, s.u. Auge 1) A) k). L. pancreatĭcus, Bauchspeichel. L. prostatĭcus, Vorsteherdrüsensaft; bes. 2) künstlich bereitete, bes. zum pharmaceutischen Gebrauch:… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 liquor up — (or liquor someone up) informal get (or make someone) drunk …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 Liquor — (lat.), Flüssigkeit, besonders Lösungen von Arzneimitteln, L. aluminii acetici, eine 7,5–8 proz. Lösung von basisch essigsaurer Tonerde; L. ammonii acetici, eine l5proz. Lösung von essigsaurem Ammoniak; L. ammonii anisatus, Mischung von 1 Teil… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Liquor — (lat.), Flüssigkeit; im Volksmund Bezeichnung des Ätherweingeistes (Hoffmanns Tropfen, s. Äther) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Liquor — Liquor, lat., Flüssigkeit; l. anodynus, Hoffmannstropfen. s. Aether …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 liquor — index alcohol Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 liquor — [likwɔʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1884, in D. D. L.; mot lat., « liquide ». ❖ ♦ Physiol. Partie liquide du sang à l état physiologique (sérum et fibrine) …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 14 Liquor — ↑ Likör …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 15 liquor — [n] drink; alcoholic beverage alcohol, aqua vitae, booze*, broth, decoction, drinkable, elixir, extract, firewater*, fluid, hard stuff*, inebriant, infusion, intoxicant, liquid, moonshine*, poison*, potable, sauce*, solvent, spirits, stock, the… …

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  • 16 liquor — ► NOUN 1) alcoholic drink, especially spirits. 2) water used in brewing. 3) liquid that has been produced in or used for cooking. 4) the liquid from which a substance has been crystallized or extracted. ORIGIN Latin, related to liquere be fluid …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Liquor — Mit dem Begriff Liquor (männlich, lateinisch Flüssigkeit) werden in der Medizin verschiedene klare Flüssigkeiten des Körpers bezeichnet: die Gehirn und Rückenmarksflüssigkeit, siehe Liquor cerebrospinalis die Flüssigkeit im Herzbeutel, Liquor… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 liquor — n. alcoholic drinks (esp. AE) 1) to ply smb. with liquor 2) to hold one s liquor 3) hard, strong liquor 4) malt liquor * * * [ lɪkə] strong liquor [ alcoholic drinks ] (esp. AE) to ply smb. with liquor hard malt liquor …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 liquor — noun (esp. AmE) ADJECTIVE ▪ alcoholic (BrE), hard, intoxicating (BrE), strong ▪ I don t drink hard liquor any more. ▪ It is an offence to sell intoxicating liquor to anyone under the age of 18 …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 Liquor — Li̱quor [aus lat. liquor, Gen.: liquoris = Flüssigkeit] m; s, Liquo̱|res: 1) flüssiges Arzneimittel. 2) seröse Körperflüssigkeit (Anat.). 3) übliche Kurzbez. für ↑Liquor cerebrospinalis. Liquor alumi̱nii ace̱tici: essigsaure Tonerde,… …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke