strong drink

noun

Definition of strong drink

: intoxicating liquor

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Examples of strong drink in a Sentence

he's been known to partake of strong drink now and then
Recent Examples on the Web Where to dine alone around Denver Run for the Roses is an underground cocktail bar with some of the strongest drinks and one of the friendliest staff in town, while Pony Up, nearby, serves addictive French dips in an everyone’s-welcome locale. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "Party of one: It’s never been a better time to dine alone in Denver. Here’s how it’s done.," 9 Oct. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Plan the Perfect Memorial Day Party," 16 Apr. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Plan the Perfect Memorial Day Party," 16 Apr. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Plan the Perfect Memorial Day Party," 16 Apr. 2019 There’s a slow-cooked meal being made just about every night here, like gumbo or chili, alongside a slow-going process of the sipping of strong drinks, the telling of old stories, the entrance of strangers, the arrival of friends. John Carlisle, Detroit Free Press, "Tavern always on the rocks serves nostalgia with a twist," 18 June 2018 Women are welcome now, of course, but this place specializes in strong drink and plenty of it. Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF’s legacy restaurants hang on amid changing tastes," 12 May 2018 Closed for renovations after a fire in September 2016, Voodoo Queen Daiquiri Dive made its return to the Houston bar world in mid-March, coming back double in size with even stronger drinks to boot. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "The Texican: Voodoo Queen returns to the throne on the East End," 26 Apr. 2018 The pop-up will sit right in the middle of the food hall and resemble VH’s renowned decor, from the tall booths to candlelight, so don something dapper and get ready for a strong drink. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "5 things to do this weekend in Chicago," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of strong drink

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Strong drink.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strong%20drink. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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