booze, boose, n.
1859 H OTTEN Dict. Slang. 1895 Daily Tel. 2 Dec. 5/1 She heard some men shout that they wanted some more booze. Mr. Justice Wright: ‘What?’ Mr. Willis: ‘Booze, my lord, drink.’ Mr. Justice Wright: ‘Ah!’
1896 Voice (N.Y.) 16 July 1/6 The Duckworth club consumed large quantities of booze. 1900 Daily News 8 Dec. 6/2 On his way home he drops into a pub, and gets some ‘booze’. 1932 T. S. E LIOT Sweeney Agonistes 30 We're gona sit here and drink this booze.
Friday night after work we're going to go out and "booze it up"!
Over at Port Canaveral there is a free daily "booze cruise" for drinking and gambling.
bobk: you kids have fun now ;)
No Linda, I was just showing you some "modern" uses for the the word of the day.
bobk: oh, thought you were having a wild nitght out ;)
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