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take to drink

Definition of take to drink

  1. :  to begin drinking lots of alcohol <It was during this period that she took to drink.>



Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (as fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

drinkplay
  1. :  swallow, imbibe

    :  to take in or suck up :  absorb

    :  to join in a toast to

  1. :  a liquid suitable for swallowing

    :  alcoholic beverages

    :  a draft or portion of liquid


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