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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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Waking in his car after some fierce tippling, he discovers a cracked windshield and blood on a headlight just as he hears that a homeless man has been found dead, the victim of a hit-and-run.
As a result, the bulges thicken, encouraging the formation of a tippling surface.
The works appear to have been whimsically composed and hastily produced, conjuring an image of the young painter tippling at his easel.
Another favourite of the tippling teenager is red wine, including Spanish Rioja.
There is free mingling, but no tippling is allowed.
And because a third don't realise how strong some drinks are, they are probably tippling more units than they think.