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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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Another favourite of the tippling teenager is red wine, including Spanish Rioja.
There is free mingling, but no tippling is allowed.
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Famed defense attorney Earl Rogers (Maury Sterling), a gambler and something of a souse, latches on to Griffith's tippling habits to construct a landmark ``crazy drunk'' defense.