Origin of absinthe
Examples from the Web for absinthe
And the Absinthe House has a full list: Other famous imbibers include P.T. Barnum, Oscar Wilde, and General Robert E. Lee.
I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
They also brought labor unions, anarchism, socialism, and, of course, absinthe.
There is something about being in Captain Nemo's Nautilus that makes the absinthe taste even better.
The absinthe ban lasted until 2010, when Articulo 1123 was ever-so-quietly repealed.
I was very glad to see them and we went out together to have some absinthe.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Mon Dieu, these rough Americans who knew not of the blandishments of absinthe and drank only the whisky!Uncle Sam Detective|William Atherton Du Puy
Its secret is merely the mixing of a stiff drink of absinthe with lemonade or limeade.
“But you are a philosopher, and absinthe or rum will cure you,” said Le Moine.
The weather was very mild, and there was not an unoccupied table in front of the cafes, for it was now the absinthe hour.The Count's Millions|Emile Gaboriau
British Dictionary definitions for absinthe
Word Origin for absinthe
Word Origin and History for absinthe
also absinth, alcoholic liqueur distilled from wine mixed with wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), 1842, from French absinthe, "essence of wormwood," from Latin absinthum "wormwood," from Greek apsinthion, perhaps from Persian (cf. Persian aspand, of the same meaning). The plant so called in English from c.1500 (Old English used the word in the Latin form).