soda water


an effervescent beverage consisting of water charged with carbon dioxide.
a weak solution of sodium bicarbonate, taken as a stomachic.

Origin of soda water

First recorded in 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of soda water

  • You see, the day we went through the hospital, it was hot, and we went to Henderson's for soda-water.


    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • She sighed and dropped into a chair by the soda-water counter.

    The Fortune Hunter

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • A spoonful of cream can, if preferred, be used with a bottle of soda-water.

  • There was decanters on the table, and a lot of soda-water bottles.

    In Direst Peril

    David Christie Murray

  • He drank some whiskey and soda-water, and smoked a cigar as he walked up and down.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope

British Dictionary definitions for soda water

soda water


an effervescent beverage made by charging water with carbon dioxide under pressureSometimes shortened to: soda
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