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Meaning of whiskey

whis•key

Pronunciation: (hwis'kē, wis'-), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -keys,
—n.
  1. an alcoholic liquor distilled from a fermented mash of grain, as barley, rye, or corn, and usually containing from 43 to 50 percent alcohol.
  2. a drink of whiskey.
  3. a word used in communications to represent the letter W.
—adj.
  1. made of, relating to, or resembling whiskey.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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