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Noun: whiskey  wis-kee
  1. [N. Amer, Ireland] A liquor made from fermented mash of grain
    - whisky
  2. Whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
    - Irish, Irish whiskey, Irish whisky

Derived forms: whiskeys

Type of: hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn [informal], liquor, spirit [Brit], spirits [Brit], strong drink

Part of: Irish coffee, manhattan, old-fashioned, rinky-dink [N. Amer, informal], vieux jeu, whiskey sour, whisky sour

Encyclopedia: Whiskey, Mystics and Men