rickey

[ rik-ee ]
/ ˈrɪk i /

noun, plural rick·eys.

a drink made with lime juice, carbonated water, and gin or other liquor.

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Origin of rickey

1890–95, Americanism; named after a Colonel Rickey

Definition for rickey (2 of 2)

Rickey
[ rik-ee ]
/ ˈrɪk i /

noun

(Wesley) Branch, 1881–1965, U.S. baseball executive.
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British Dictionary definitions for rickey

rickey
/ (ˈrɪkɪ) /

noun

a cocktail consisting of gin or vodka, lime juice, and soda water, served iceda gin rickey

Word Origin for rickey

C19: of uncertain origin
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