My grandfather lived fast and large—he liked his liquor and his tobacco, and he was also an ace gambler.
The liquor conglomerate also produces the single malts Talisker and Oban.
The cafés, taverns, laundries, shoe-repair shops and liquor stores are all closed.
He went on to open a dry cleaning business, barbecue restaurant, and liquor store.
In the decades after the Founding, liquor flowed so freely it became cheaper than tea.
Alabama forbids the sale of liquor for everything but the communion.
liquor seemed to transform him and to make him a bloodthirsty fiend.
Suffer them to stand together one hour, then decant the liquor.
To make the gravy, pour in the liquor and a little water and thickening.
Send the liquor you intend for me to my hospital in the rear.
c.1200, likur "any matter in a liquid state," from Old French licor "fluid, liquid; sap; oil" (Modern French liqueur), from Latin liquorem (nominative liquor) "liquidity, fluidity," also "a liquid, the sea," from liquere "be fluid, liquid" (see liquid (adj.)). Narrowed sense of "fermented or distilled drink" (especially wine) first recorded c.1300. To liquor up "get drunk" is from 1845. The form in English has been assimilated to Latin, but the pronunciation has not changed.
liquor liq·uor (lĭk'ər)
An aqueous solution, especially of a medicinal substance.
An alcoholic beverage made by distillation rather than by fermentation.
(lī'kwôr, lĭk'wôr) In anatomical nomenclature, a term for any of several body fluids.