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firewater

slang Strong alcohol, usually whiskey. I can't drink any more of that firewater, I don't want to be hung over tomorrow!

firewater

n. whiskey. (From cowboy and Indian talk.) This firewater leaves a lot to be desired.
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In nailing the Tapit colt Tweebster by a nose, Indian Firewater led home a one-two for Bob Baffert, who sent out Indian Charlie to win the 1998 Santa Anita Derby.
Both companies are also charged with polluting groundwater with fuel and firewater chemicals.
CEMCCO will undertake the construction of two sewage pumping stations, irrigation tanks and pump rooms, electrical substation, a potable water network, irrigation and firewater network, MV power cable network and street lighting, sewage network, water storm channel network, telecommunication ducts and roads.
"It all hit home when a managing editor, overcome by several flagons of firewater and clutching the pathetic remnants of a cheap, stale cigar, collapsed into a potted plant near the archives room.
Fueled by title firewater, they say things like "God willing, I will die now" and "it's only fair for the dead to be eaten by vultures." And that's just in the first couple of reels.
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Oh, and firewater is close at hand - because there's a pub within walking distance
With little rest, we all met the next day at the beautiful Firewater Bar & Grill for the filming of the outdoor portion of the video, and I had a chance to sit down with Jose Luis Partida and talk at length about this Latin music and some of its history.
Torii persevered, against both a somewhat hostile local populace and with what was, initially at least, by all accounts a product more akin to firewater than a Highland malt.
In a nearby room, dozens of Serbs were singing along to an accordion and heroically slugging back slivovic, a local firewater which is distilled from plums and, judging by the taste, chair legs.
There are hidden gems inland too - take a Jeep ride through orange and olive groves to the mountains where you can sample the local Fig Firewater.
The centre has water and foam fire protection systems throughout, and is fully bunded to protect the surrounding environment in the event of spillage or firewater overflow.
Suddenly, alcohol's nickname, firewater, has become especially apropos.
But, truth be told, the firewater we blend for impromptu concoctions, can hardly be considered tequila.
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