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boilermaker's delight

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boilermaker's delight

noun phrase

Any very strong or rough drink; inferior whiskey; rotgut

[1910+; because it would clean the scales from the inside of a boiler]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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