whisky

[ hwis-kee, wis- ]
/ ˈʰwɪs ki, ˈwɪs- /

noun, adjective plural whis·kies,

whiskey (used especially for Scotch or Canadian whiskey).

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British Dictionary definitions for whisky

whisky
/ (ˈwɪskɪ) /

noun plural -kies

a spirit made by distilling fermented cereals, which is matured and often blended

Word Origin for whisky

C18: shortened from whiskybae, from Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha, literally: water of life; see usquebaugh
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