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Another word for quaff

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Verb
  1. To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

    See also:

    mouth

Noun
  1. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed

      1. A written order issued by one person, bank, firm, etc., directing the payment of money to another; check
      2. (Naut.) The depth of water that a vessel draws, or needs in order to float, esp. when loaded
      3. (Masonry) A narrow strip along the edge or across the face of a stone, serving as a guide in leveling the surface
      1. A liquid that is fit for drinking; a beverage.
      2. A portion of liquid drunk or for drinking, specif. one containing alcohol
      3. (Slang) A body of water; the sea:
      1. (Often plural) The act of drinking.
      2. A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
      3. A drink or draft, esp. of liquor
      1. The act or process of pulling:
      2. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
      3. A drink
      1. The act of sipping
      2. A small quantity of liquid sipped.
      3. A small quantity sipped at one time
      1. (Dial.) sip
      2. A small swallow or mouthful of liquid food; a sip.
      1. A mixture of liquid and solid food, such as table scraps, fed to animals, especially pigs; slop.
      2. Liquor or other alcohol of poor quality:
      3. A swig or gulp of a drink.
      1. A long draught from a drink.
      2. A deep draft, especially of liquor; a gulp.
      3. Warm beer flavoured with spices, lemon, etc.
      1. (Slang) A drink of hard liquor.
      2. A strip or band of leather or other material worn around the waist to hold clothing up, support tools, etc., or as an ornament or sign of rank
      3. (Slang) A drink or big gulp, esp. of liquor
    See also:

    mouth

Another word for quaff

Verb
      1. To choke back as if swallowing; repress (a sob, etc.)
      2. To catch the breath in or as in swallowing a large amount
      3. To swallow air audibly, as in nervousness.
      1. To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
      2. To pass (food, drink, etc.) from the mouth through the gullet or esophagus into the stomach, usually by a series of muscular actions in the throat
      3. To refrain from expressing; suppress:
      1. To drink greedily or habitually:
      2. To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
      3. To drink (or, rarely, eat) greedily or immoderately
    See also:

    drink

    swallow