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firewater

noun fire·wa·ter \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of FIREWATER

:  strong alcoholic liquor

Examples of FIREWATER

  1. <the bartender recommended a drink made with the local firewater, a potent gin>

First Known Use of FIREWATER

1817

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