Just before serving pour over the salad two wineglassfuls of arrack.
Having no bottle, I found that the arrack had been put into a small gourd.
arrack (liquor) vendors consider it unlucky to set their measures upside down.
Going into the house again, I found a lamp and a bottle of arrack upset.
One of their chief employments was the manufacture of arrack, which they sold to the town's-people.
In front of the platform are placed a sickle, sticks, and arrack (liquor).
The arrack dried up in the bowl, ere it could be carried to the appointed box.
They are said to be very partial to toddy and arrack (alcoholic liquor).
Toddy and arrack (native spirit) are also placed in readiness.
Finally, the interview terminated by his asking for a glass of arrack.
c.1600, probably picked up in India, ultimately from Arabic araq, literally "sweat, juice;" used of native liquors in Eastern countries, especially those distilled from fermented sap of coconut palm, sometimes from rice or molasses.