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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Selection of blended and malt whiskies.
▪ Over 75 wines, excellent selection of blended and malt whiskies.
▪ Large selection of wines, malt and deluxe blended whiskies.
▪ There he could get a good whisky and soda and reflect on his unfortunate position.
▪ House wines, good selection of whiskies.
▪ Small selection of wines and good range of whiskies.
▪ A busy, friendly house with a great deal of character and a good range of whiskies and beers.
▪ Dedicated clientele. Good range of whiskies and beers.
▪ Genuine Victorian atmosphere. Good selection of whiskies and beers.
▪ While the taps were thundering, he poured himself a large whisky and soda, and gulped it.
▪ She poured out three large whiskies.
▪ She has a large whisky and ginger and starts to dance again.
▪ I walked across to the bedside table and poured myself a large, large shot of whisky.
▪ Tony arrived home and poured himself a large whisky.
▪ She began to arrange them in a vase while I poured myself a large whisky.
▪ DeLuxe malts, bourbons. Large selection of whiskies.
▪ His mind would gleefully have converted the money into his own units of currency - large whiskies and five-pound yankees.
▪ Like Scotch whisky, the Highland takes time to ripen.
▪ At the end, Rakovsky opened a bottle of his favourite Scotch whisky and offered a drink to the young colonel.
▪ He had a bottle of Scotch whisky in his office; he poured a half tumblerful and drank it down.
▪ It maintains a portfolio of leading brands of Scotch whisky, gin, bourbon, vodka, rum and other spirits.
▪ Nearly all Scotch whiskies are blends.
▪ He agreed to lend the Lysander in exchange for two cases of Scotch whisky.
▪ Each was given a bottle of Scotch whisky.
▪ The chief inspector kicked off her shoes and poured a slug of single malt whisky.
▪ Blended Whisky: High quality single malt whiskies and lighter grain whiskies are combined to create blended whisky.
▪ The vinegar - one plain and one with chilli - comes in whisky bottles.
▪ Instead he reached for the whisky bottle.
▪ Harriet pushed back the whisky bottle and poured out two sherries.
▪ Put away the whisky bottle, unlock the doors and open the windows.
▪ Jackknifed over the whisky bottle, Barry listened to the radio commentary in closing-time light.
▪ A friend fills hers with miniature whisky bottles for the men and lace handkerchiefs for the women.
▪ He recapped the whisky bottle and left it on the table.
▪ A whisky glass, she noticed, and immediately chided herself for being unkind.
▪ He stroked it with the side of the whisky glass, smiled, drank.
▪ For an instant, his gaze had shifted to the bedside cabinet, where their whisky glasses stood beneath the lamp.
▪ He lay where he was, the whisky glass balanced on his chest.
▪ He balanced the empty whisky glass on the window-sill and gave his nose a last wipe, pocketing his hanky.
▪ Each member of the team will be presented with an engraved Caithness whisky glass to commemorate this achievement.
▪ Morayshire is the heart of the whisky industry and you can take the famous Whisky Trail to seven distinctive malt whisky distilleries.
▪ A discussion on the special nature of the whisky industry is included in Section 6 of this report.
▪ First, export information on the whisky industry is already published by the Scotch Whisky Association.
▪ Selection of blended and malt whiskies.
▪ Over 75 wines, excellent selection of blended and malt whiskies.
▪ Rules was decorated like a Victorian library; it smelled of superior malt whiskies and very old leather.
▪ Good wine list, many excellent malt whiskies, real ale.
▪ Islay Prawn Delight - prawns blended with mayonnaise and malt whisky. 6.
▪ And you're not to start drinking that nasty whisky again.
▪ I drink my whisky and look out at the inky loch.
▪ He drank some whisky from the flask in his pack.
▪ All three were drinking whisky, barely moistened with soda water, with a rapidity that had ceased to startle their friends.
▪ He will drink whisky and dry ginger.
▪ But I didn't drink the whisky.
▪ While the taps were thundering, he poured himself a large whisky and soda, and gulped it.
▪ The man inside the bungalow came out and poured himself a whisky.
▪ She went back into the drawing room and poured herself a whisky and soda.
▪ After a moment he rose slowly, poured himself a whisky, returned to the Chesterfield and took a dismal sip.
▪ She poured out three large whiskies.
▪ He went in and Franco, unbidden, poured him a whisky.
▪ He laid the pistol down and crossed to the drinks cabinet, pouring glasses of whisky for himself and for Carol.
▪ I poured myself a huge whisky.
stiff drink/whisky etc
▪ A couple of stiff drinks and a bowl of soup afterwards was about all I could cope with.
▪ A good shower helped, but she would have liked to go down and search for a stiff drink.
▪ Calm your nerves by deep breathing, not by having a stiff drink.
▪ Come on, you need a stiff drink.
▪ I poured myself a stiff drink and tossed it down.
▪ Many people would rather have a stiff drink to help them sleep, than take a sleeping tablet for their insomnia.
▪ When he got home he'd have a stiff drink and a long bath, followed by another stiff drink.
▪ A small bar was open in front of them bearing bottles of whisky and brandy.
▪ He saw her into the studio, checked that the heating was on, gave her a double whisky.
▪ His friend stood on the porch with him, agitating in his hand a paper cup full of whisky and ginger ale.
▪ I would naturally consider sympathetically any invitation to take part in clinical trials requiring ingestion of whisky for medicinal purposes.
▪ Instead he reached for the whisky bottle.
▪ Like Dad, he was fond of whisky.
▪ She concentrated on her drink to hide her embarrassment, deciding that whisky was all right.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Whisky \Whis"ky\, Whiskey \Whis"key\, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley.

Bourbon whisky, corn whisky made in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Crooked whisky. See under Crooked.

Whisky Jack (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jay ( Perisoreus Canadensis). It is noted for its fearless and familiar habits when it frequents the camps of lumbermen in the winter season. Its color is dull grayish blue, lighter beneath. Called also moose bird.


Whiskey \Whis"key\, Whisky \Whis"ky\, n.; pl. Whiskeysor Whiskies. [See Whisk, v. t. & n.] A light carriage built for rapid motion; -- called also tim-whiskey.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

see whiskey.


n. 1 (context chiefly UK and Canada English) An alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented grain and usually aged in in oak barrels. 2 (context chiefly UK and Canada English) A drink of this liquor.


n. a liquor made from fermented mash of grain [syn: whiskey]


Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Various grains (which may be malted) are used for different varieties, including barley, corn (maize), rye, and wheat. Whisky is typically aged in wooden casks, generally made of charred white oak.

Whisky is a strictly regulated spirit worldwide with many classes and types. The typical unifying characteristics of the different classes and types are the fermentation of grains, distillation, and aging in wooden barrels.

Whisky (disambiguation)

Whisky (Scottish English; otherwise whiskey) is an alcoholic beverage.

Whisky or whiskey may refer to:

Whisky (film)

Whisky is an Uruguayan tragicomedy film directed by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll and released in 2004. The film stars Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, Ana Katz, and Daniel Hendler. It has very sparse dialogue and the three principal actors play very straight roles showing little emotion. It was premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival where it won a Prix du Regard Original Award.

Usage examples of "whisky".

If mi mates ivver tempt me an get me to rooam, Aw sup pop when awm aght an sup whisky at hooam.

A bomb aimer was sick in the bar after drinking whisky mixed with rum.

Jamie had planned on visits only to the two Cherokee villages closest to the Treaty Line, there to announce his new position, distribute modest gifts of whisky and tobaccothis last hastily borrowed from Tom Christie, who had fortunately purchased a hogshead of the weed on a seed-buying trip to Cross Creekand inform the Cherokee that further largesse might be expected when he undertook ambassage to the more distant villages in the autumn.

He wanted to destroy them all, so that he would feel less lonely, and, in order to penetrate this absence with his annihilating presence, he left the jeep behind at a forgotten township where a green track ended and an ancient whisky priest sat all day in the ruins of a forsaken church brewing fire-water from wild bananas and keening the stations of the cross.

There was an opened quart of a very fine whisky in the cupboard, and Bingo looked at it speculatively.

He found a tin can --- possibly left in a leaky boat before its final boist to the davits --- and gave her a drink, to which he had added a few drops of the whisky.

Liethe hive at Kaiel-hontokae had been built within the buhrstone walls of an old whisky cellar.

After two sober nights, I inquired if there was anything to drink on board and Chi promised to buy a bottle of whisky from the sailors.

It had all ended up with gulping the last drops of whisky with Chi in my cabin and with an immediate subsequent collapse.

Hey for the mill and the kill, The garland and gear for my cogie, Hey for the whisky and yill, That washes the dust frae my craigie.

Tournay and Comber looked at each other, nodded formally to their respective lords, and returned their attention to the whisky decanters.

Before that there had been wild enough stories--accounts of mysterious trips to Tibet, the African interior, the Arabian desert, the Amazon valley, Alaska, and certain little-known islands of the South Pacific, plus claims of having read such monstrous and half-fabulous books as the prehistoric Pnakotic fragments and the Dhol chants attributed to malign and non-human Leng--but nothing in all this had been so unmistakably insane as what had cropped out that June evening under the spell of the whisky.

Oleg, his contact, sat opposite him in a dowdily covered chair, a tumbler of malt whisky balanced on its wide arm.

These latter played euchre in the smoking room day and night, drank astonishing quantities of raw whisky without being in the least affected by it, and were the happiest people I think I ever saw.

The smoke of a single cigaret may contain as much furfural as two ounces of whisky.