laughing water

laughing water

old-fashioned An alcoholic drink, especially liquor or sparkling wine. A reference to the tendency of alcohol to cause giddiness or merriment in the drinker. He's not known for making rational decisions when he gets that laughing water into him. The revelers summoned the waiter to bring them another bottle of laughing water.
See also: laugh, water

laughing water

verb
See also: laugh, water
References in classic literature ?
There was no laughing water sparkling in the sunshine.
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He was still a little boy; his hair and skin smelled like childhood, which smelled like sunlight and leaves and sounded like laughing water. I love you, Grandma, he said without prompting, and the old woman could not understand what she had ever done to merit such a gift.
Laughing Water, co-owner of the Real Foods Store, agrees with Cashell's approach.
It illustrated the first poem in the book, 'The Song of Winniehaha' (a spoof on 'The Song of Hiawatha' by Longfellow--Minnehaha or 'Laughing Water' was Hiawatha's wile), which itself lampooned an American claim that Sir Winston Churchill had native American blood.
The evening was rounded off by three cheeky little blighters from French genius, Jean Bousquet who had discovered a few acres of perfection in Argentina and decided to knock out some seriously orgasmic laughing water.
Named after the famous squaw whose name translates as "Laughing Water", legend has it she and Indian brave Haiwatha threatened to jump off the top of the waterfall when the head of their rival tribes banned them from marrying.
Or if he's had too much of the laughing water. Of course, there was a lot of laughing water around in those days.
Laughing Water, the pantomime dame part, will be portrayed by Matthew Goodfellow, who played Dodger in the Society's production of Oliver last year.
SWASH BUCKLER: Lord Mayor Jack Spriggs with Eunice Huthart and Gareth Wilde as Laughing Water Picture: COLIN LANE
The result is a jolly adventure in which Wendy and her brothers, together with the lovely Tiger Lily and her mother Laughing Water (a dame role played by roly-poly GarethWilde),arecapturedby the pirates.
Laughing Waters Beach in Jamaica where Ursula Andress comes out of the sea in Dr No.