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snake juice

noun
1.
(Austral, slang) any strong alcoholic drink, esp when home-made
Word Origin
C19: perhaps so called from its poisonous effects
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  • Yet he bore the dressing and anointing with crude kerosene oil and snake juice with fortitude.

    The Red River Half-Breed Gustave Aimard
Contemporary definitions for snake juice
noun

whiskey

Usage Note

Australian slang

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