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Topic: DRINK

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Irish Gaelic
Origin: uisce beathadh and Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha 'water of life'

whisky

noun
     
whis‧ky S3 British English also whiskey especially American English plural whiskies or whiskeys [uncountable and countable]
DFD a strong alcoholic drink made from grain, or a glass of this
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