Origin of vodka
Examples from the Web for vodka
The substitute nurse says to him in a stage whisper, “You know, the doctor says no vodka.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More so than any American activist that was dumping out bottles of Latvian vodka thinking it was Russian in the summer of 2013.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whiskey and vodka are also loosely classified as such, but the base of baijiu is sorghum.
The decrepit BMD came to a stop with a gear-clanking jolt by the water, and within seconds the soldiers broke out the vodka.
Add chocolate milk, vodka, whiskey, ice in blender and blend.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Go along, go along, and may you burn up with vodka, you tailless Satan!The Witch and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
But Rouletabille was not to be found, and the flask of vodka and the glasses from which they had drunk were gone also.The Secret of the Night|Gaston Leroux
Among books and newspapers on the table stood a bottle of vodka and there was an odour of something salty in the room.Foma Gordyeff|Maxim Gorky
She took him by the arm, led him to the table, and poured him out a glass of vodka.The Darling and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
Klausoff lit the lamp and poured out three glasses of vodka.
British Dictionary definitions for vodka
Word Origin for vodka
Word Origin and History for vodka
1802, from Russian vodka, literally "little water," from voda "water" (from PIE *wedor, *wodor; see water (n.1)) + diminutive suffix -ka.