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rye whiskey

noun
  1. rye1(defs 4, 5).
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Origin of rye whiskey

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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Historical Examples of rye whiskey

  • As she ate she poured some rye-whiskey into her tin plate; to this she added figs, raisins and sugar, and then lighted it.

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