Origin of intoxicant
Examples from the Web for intoxicant
The use of cannabis as an intoxicant began to take hold in America in the early 1900s.
Koon: Because I believed that this individual was under the influence of some intoxicant.L.A. Riots Anniversary: Stacey Koon’s Disturbing Testimony|Christine Pelisek|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The delight in danger for its own sake is common to all human beings, to the young as an intoxicant, to the old as a drug.The Sword of Deborah|F. Tennyson Jesse
Morphine and Cocaine Intoxication,—Morphine, an alkaloid of opium, is used very extensively as an intoxicant.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Upon such occasions the only intoxicant was tobacco or dakka.
The first intoxicant drink made in this country was ale, and it was made from barley.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book|Thomas R. Allinson
Avoid tea—the tannin turns meat to leather and spoils digestion, but take little or no intoxicant.Cornish Characters|S. Baring-Gould
"liquor," 1863; see intoxicate.