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Meaning of WHISKY

Pronunciation:  'wiskee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  made from fermented mash of grain

WHISKY is a 6 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: whiskey
 See Also: blended whiskey, blended whisky, booze, bourbon, corn, corn whiskey, corn whisky, hard drink, hard liquor, Irish, Irish whiskey, Irish whisky, John Barleycorn, liquor, malt whiskey, malt whisky, manhattan, old fashioned, rye, rye whiskey, rye whisky, Scotch, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, sour mash, sour mash whiskey, spirits, strong drink, whiskey sour, whisky sour



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Whisky\, or Whiskey Ring \Whiskey, Ring\ . (U. S. Hist.)
    A conspiracy of distillers and government officials during
    the administration of President Grant to defraud the
    government of the excise taxes. The frauds were detected in
    1875 through the efforts of the Secretary of the Treasury. B.
    H. Bristow, and most of the offenders were convicted.
  2. \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,
    {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}.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing whisky in bottles, symbolizes your alertness, carefulness and protective nature. Dreaming that you are drinking whisky, suggests that your selfishness will cost you your friends. Alternatively, it represents your lack of self-confidence. You are trying to escape the responsibilities of your everyday life.