whisky

whisky

[hwis-kee, wis-]
noun, plural whiskies, adjective
whiskey (used especially for Scotch or Canadian whiskey).
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whisky (ˈwɪskɪ)
 
n , pl -kies
a spirit made by distilling fermented cereals, which is matured and often blended
 
[C18: shortened from whiskybae, from Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha, literally: water of life; see usquebaugh]

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whisky
see whiskey.
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