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tipple

1. n. liquor; strong liquor. A little more tipple, Tom?
2. tv. & in. to drink liquor; to sip at a vessel of liquor. He’s been tippling beer since early morning.
3. n. a drink of liquor. I’ll take just a little tipple—for my arthritis, you know.
4. n. a drinking bout. Well, Uncle Harry’s off on a tipple again.
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