shicker

shicker

[shik-er]
noun Slang.
1.
alcoholic liquor.
2.
a drunkard.

Origin:
1890–95; < Yiddish shiker (see shickered) by back formation from shickered

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shicker (ˈʃɪkə)
 
n
archaic, slang (Austral) alcoholic drink; liquor
 
[via Yiddish from Hebrew]

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