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 Create. Make.Creature-comforts. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Creature (The).
 
Whisky or other spirits. A contracted form of “Creature-comfort.”   1
        “When he chanced to have taken an overdose of the creature.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xliv.
   A drop of the creature. A little whisky. The Irish call it “a drop of the crater.”   2
 


 Create. Make.Creature-comforts. 

 
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