Origin of raki
Examples from the Web for raki
“My sales have dropped by 90 percent,” said Nurettin, the owner of a store filled with wine, beer, Raki and whisky.With New Turkish Liquor Ban, Raki Goes Underground|Thomas Seibert|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Raki is a colourless spirit, extracted from the skins of grapes after the wine-making.
Moreover, I had heard of this raki of theirs, which is so much fire-water, and I didn't take their temperance very seriously.
The servants were clearing away the coffee and the raki, and bearing off the open and half-emptied cigar-boxes.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
These consisted of two little public-houses, one famous for its wine, the other for its raki.
Raki and mastic, the favourite beverages of this part of Europe, are drinkable: that is all that can be said for them.