libation libation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
  2. (n) a serving (of wine) poured out in honor of a deity
  3. (n) the act of pouring a liquid offering (especially wine) as a religious ceremony

Usage(s):

  1. In wine-sipping France, the argument went, libation is just a small part of the broad festival of life, not the mind-altering prerequisite for a good time.
  2. A white-robed fetish priest then poured a tot of gin on the ground as a libation to the gods to ensure the Queen a safe visit.
  3. The libation-loving French got sobering news about the consequences of drinking and driving.

News

  1. Dealing with stress by drinking leads to misery and weight gain, says The Surrey Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy

    Following a report in the Daily Mail indicating that people who drink at home viewed their liquid libation habit as a just reward for their stressful lives. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10837976.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. At local cocktail bars, mixologists create cool new summer libations

    Margaritas and sangria are fine when you're entertaining neighbors on the deck. But this season, you owe it to your libation-loving self to try something new. You'll find plenty of both at metro Detroit's best craft cocktail bars this summer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Craft Cocktail Bars In and Around Washington, D.C.

    The craft cocktail is making a comeback, or perhaps it's finally coming to the forefront. In either case, all around the Washington, D.C., metro area, you'll find creative cocktails and libations to suit every taste, along with bars and restaurants that have created entire experiences around the art of imbibing. When you're looking for something beyond the gin and tonic your favorite ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I understand that," Slive said. "I guess I'd have to ask you if we were alone, having a libation, talking about this, what would you want me to do about that?"
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Mike Slive Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "Well, yeah, of course," Els said on that subject, adding a look of incredulity. "But as a postround libation, it's certainly not just for the average Joe."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Ernie Els Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "Q gets everything jump-started," Fitzgerald said afterward. "Everybody feeds off his intensity. It's like a pool that bubbles over, and guys get a cup and drink the libation. To me, he's a warrior, and he makes everybody better. I want to...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Larry Fitzgerald Source: Yahoo! Sports

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