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alchy

and alkie and alky (ˈælki)
1. n. alcohol; an alcoholic beverage. The crooks stole most of the alchy from the bar at the club. My great-grandfather made his own “alky” during prohibition.
2. n. a drunkard. You see alchy after alchy all up and down Maxwell Street.

alky

verb
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