potheen, whisky made in an illicit still, once a favourite drink in Ireland, now almost unattainable.
By the way, it would be unpardonable to quit Connemara without recording its "potheen."
These libations, assisted by potheen and pipe, make us very cheery in the smoke-room.
She sipped the potheen, ate a little bacon and cold potatoes, and presently declared herself well again.
Oh, they'd soon knock all that out of him; besides, isn't he one of these potheen boys?
The teapot having taken to leaking, as Biddy said, she had made the tea in the potheen jug.
The potheen and the potatoes—what would Ireland be without 'em?
The raal Irishman has fire enough in his bluid; but there's no denying a glass of potheen is the stuff to regulate it.
He knew, by the simple taste, when the potheen was sufficiently "above proof."
Some fishermen rescued him with their seine, poured some potheen down his throat, and carried him home on a piece of tarpaulin.