|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section IV. Moral Affections|
| 4. Moral Practice|
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|NOUN:||DRUNKENNESS &c. adj.; intemperance; drinking &c. v.; inebriety, inebriation, ebriety [rare], ebriosity [rare], insobriety, intoxication; temulence [rare], bibacity, winebibbing; compotation, potation; deep potations, bacchanals, bacchanalia, bacchanalianism, libations; bender [slang, U. S.].|
alcoholism, oinomania, dipsomania; delirium tremens, D. T.S [colloq.]; mania a potu [L.].
DRINK, alcoholic drinks, alcohol, blue ruin [slang], booze or bouse [colloq.], the luscious liquor [Milton]; grog, port wine, punch; punchbowl, cup, rosy wine, flowing bowl; drop, - too much; dram; beer (beverage) [See Food]; aguardiente [Sp.]; apple-brandy, apple-jack; brandy, brandy-smash [U. S.]; chain lightning [slang], champagne, cocktail; gin, gin-sling; highball [U. S.], peg [slang, orig. India]; burra (or bara) peg, chota peg [both India]; rum, schnapps [U. S.], sherry, xeres, sling [U. S.], usquebaugh, whisky or whiskey, cup, parting cup, doch-an-dorrach or doch-an-dorris [Scot.].
ILLICIT DISTILLING; moonshining, moonshine or moonshine whisky [dial. Eng. & colloq., U. S.], hooch [slang], home-brew; moonshiner [dial. Eng. & colloq., U. S.]; bootlegger [slang, U. S.].
DRUNKARD, sot, toper, tippler, bibber, winebibber; hard -, gin -, dram- drinker; soaker [slang], sponge [slang], tun [jocose], love-pot, tosspot, guzzler, guzzle [rare], boozer or bouser [colloq.], bum [slang, U. S.], tavern haunter, thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian; Bacchæ, bacchante, mænad; devotee to Bacchus.
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|VERB:||GET or BE DRUNK &c. adj.; see double; take a -drop, - glass- too much; drink, tipple, tope [colloq.], booze or bouse [colloq.], guzzle, swill [slang], soak [slang], sot [rare], bum [slang, U. S.], besot, have a jag on [slang], lush [slang], bib [obs. or dial.], swig [dial. or colloq.], carouse; sacrifice at the shrine of Bacchus; take to drinking; drink -hard, - deep, - like a fish; have ones swill [slang], drain the cup, splice the main brace [slang], take a hair of the dog that bit you.|
liquor, liquor up [both slang], wet ones -whistle, - clay, - swallow [colloq. or humorous]; wet the red lane [humorous]; raise the elbow, raise the little finger, hit the booze [slang], take a whet; crack a -, pass the- bottle; toss off &c. (drink up) [See Food]; go to the -alehouse, - public house, - saloon.
make one drunk &c. adj.; inebriate, fuddle [colloq.], befuddle, fuzzle [obs.], get into ones head.
SELL ILLICITLY, bootleg [slang, U. S.].
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|ADJECTIVE:||DRUNK, tipsy, intoxicated, bibacious, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated; in ones cups; in a state of intoxication &c. n.; temulent, temulentive [both rare]; fuddled [colloq.], mellow, cut [slang], boozy or bousy [colloq.], full [vulgar], fou [Scot.], lit up ]slang], glorious [humorous], fresh [slang], merry, elevated; flush, flushed, flustered, disguised [archaic], groggy [colloq.], beery; top-heavy; pot-valiant, potulent [obs.], squiffy [slang]; overcome, overtaken [obs.], whittled [obs.]; screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy [all slang], muzzy [colloq.], nappy [rare], muddled, obfuscated, maudlin; crapulous, blind drunk, dead drunk. 1|
inter pocula [L.], in liquor, the worse for liquor; having had a drop too much, half-seas over [slang], three sheets in the wind [sailors slang], under the table.
drunk as -a piper, - a fiddler, - a lord, - Chloe, - an owl, - Davids sow, - a wheelbarrow [all colloq.].
DRUNKEN, bibacious, sottish; given -, addicted- to -drink, - the bottle; toping &c. v.; primed, - on the hip; heeled [slang].
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- Nunc est bibendum.
- Bacchus ever fair and young.Dryden
- Drink down all unkindness.Merry Wives
- O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!Othello
- Fetch me a quart of sack; put a toast in t.Merry Wives
- From Sabine jar bring forth the sparkling wine.Horace
- Drain we the cup. Friend, art afraid?Thackeray
- What man dare, I dare!Macbeth
- So glozd the tempter!Milton
- Stands Scotland where it did?Macbeth
- Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more!Henry V
- His devious course uncertain, seeking home.Cowper