demon drink

noun

Phrases
the demon drink
British, often humorous
: alcoholic drink
Whether you like a skinful, a small sherry at Christmas or are vehemently opposed to the demon drink in all its forms, an exhibition opening in Callington today is definitely worth raising a glass to.Simon Parker

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of demon drink was in 1829

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Cite this Entry

“Demon drink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demon%20drink. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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