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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.

alkie

verb
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But that was my way of thinking I wasn't an alkie because I had waited until a certain part of the day when the pubs were open.
We've been on this merry-go-round before and the pathetic sight of Britain's most famous and favoured alkie downing drinks in the last chance saloon is like the dull ache of a lingering hangover.
Go back and get a new one--because alkies have this very slick trick of switching out their beverage accidentally on purpose.
Andrea's Alkies won the Marsh United Ladies' Four-Team Final at Marsh United BC.
I'd be happy if folks would leave us in peace, especially alkies.
Gay men and women today may identify with racial minorities, but for most of the past century, gays were lumped in with crazies, alkies, spinsters, and eccentrics--they all ate at the same unmentionable table, preferably hidden.
Shahbaz sparked the latest row last night when he attacked Lisa for being drunk, branding her an "imbecile" and telling her: "I'm very hostile to alkies.
These days, alkies and drinkers can mix like gin and tonic.
They're just like alkies, or chain-smokers or food freaks, only worse.
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If I get another three points, it'll go up by pounds 1,500; a further three, and I'll be banned from driving, lose my job, lapse into alcoholic homelessness and wind up with the alkies, junkies, crazies and glue-drinkers on Taff Embankment.
They are seen as junkies or alkies and all things derogatory.