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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liquor  \Liq"uor\  (l[i^]k"[~e]r),  n.  [OE.  licour,  licur,  OF 
  licur,  F.  liqueur,  fr  L.  liquor,  fr  liquere  to  be  liquid. 
  See  {Liquid},  and  cf  {Liqueur}.] 
  1.  Any  liquid  substance,  as  water,  milk,  blood,  sap,  juice, 
  or  the  like 
 
  2.  Specifically,  alcoholic  or  spirituous  fluid,  either 
  distilled  or  fermented,  as  brandy,  wine,  whisky,  beer, 
  etc 
 
  3.  (Pharm.)  A  solution  of  a  medicinal  substance  in  water;  -- 
  distinguished  from  tincture  and  aqua. 
 
  Note:  The  U.  S.  Pharmacop[oe]ia  includes,  in  this  class  of 
  preparations,  all  aqueous  solutions  without  sugar,  in 
  which  the  substance  acted  on  is  wholly  soluble  in 
  water,  excluding  those  in  which  the  dissolved  matter  is 
  gaseous  or  very  volatile,  as  in  the  aqu[ae]  or  waters. 
  --U.  S.  Disp. 
 
  {Labarraque's  liquor}  (Old  Chem.),  a  solution  of  an  alkaline 
  hypochlorite,  as  sodium  hypochlorite,  used  in  bleaching 
  and  as  a  disinfectant. 
 
  {Liquor  of  flints},  or  {Liquor  silicum}  (Old  Chem.),  soluble 
  glass;  --  so  called  because  formerly  made  from  powdered 
  flints.  See  {Soluble  glass},  under  {Glass}. 
 
  {Liquor  of  Libavius}.  (Old  Chem.)  See  {Fuming  liquor  of 
  Libavius},  under  {Fuming}. 
 
  {Liquor  sanguinis}  (s[a^]n"gw[i^]n*[i^]s)  (Physiol.),  the 
  blood  plasma. 
 
  {Liquor  thief},  a  tube  for  taking  samples  of  liquor  from  a 
  cask  through  the  bung  hole. 
 
  {To  be  in  liquor},  to  be  intoxicated. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liquor  \Liq"uor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Liquored}  (-[~e]rd);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Liquoring}.] 
  1.  To  supply  with  liquor.  [R.] 
 
  2.  To  grease.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  Liquor  fishermen's  boots.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liquor 
  n  1:  distilled  rather  than  fermented  [syn:  {spirits},  {booze},  {hard 
  drink},  {hard  liquor},  {John  Barleycorn},  {strong  drink}] 
  2:  a  liquid  substance  that  is  a  solution  (or  emulsion  or 
  suspension)  used  or  obtained  in  an  industrial  process; 
  "waste  liquors" 
  3:  the  liquid  in  which  vegetables  or  meat  have  be  cooked  [syn: 
  {pot  liquor}] 




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