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embalmed

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really embalmed!
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embalming fluid

1. Literally, a type of fluid that is used to preserve a corpse. ("Embalming" is the process of injecting a corpse with such fluid.) We haven't injected the embalming fluid yet—that's the next step.
2. slang Liquor, especially whiskey. If I keep drinking this embalming fluid, I'll be drunk in no time!
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embalmed

mod. alcohol intoxicated. By morning they were all embalmed.
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embalming fluid

n. strong liquor; raw whiskey. Bartender, pour out this embalming fluid and get me your best.
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References in classic literature ?
An historian, for example, having attained the age of five hundred, would write a book with great labor and then get himself carefully embalmed; leaving instructions to his executors pro tem., that they should cause him to be revivified after the lapse of a certain period say five or six hundred years.
As soon, therefore, as I shave and swallow a cup of coffee, I shall just step over to Ponnonner's and get embalmed for a couple of hundred years.
This unique approach to interment is unlike death rites anywhere else in the world, and no other country in the world embalms their dead at a rate even approaching that of the U.S.
Results were unpredictable, with issues involving circulation, length of preservation and overall consistency. (https://americacomesalive.com/2010/08/03/wars-drive-advances/) It is estimated  that of the 600,000 that died in the war, 40,000 were embalmed.
Many prominent Civil War officers were embalmed, including the first casualty of the war,  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_E._Ellsworth) Colonel Elmer Elsworth , who was laid in state in the East Room of the White House at Lincoln's request.
Upon the death of Lincoln's 11-year-old son Willie in 1862, (http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/education/williedeath.htm) he had the boy's body embalmed .