liquor liquor  /ˈlɪ kər/


  1. (n) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  2. (n) a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
  3. (n) the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked


  • Last December when the 18th Amendment was tossed into the political bonfire, Kentucky, hardest of hard liquor states, did not repeal its prohibition law.


  1. Liquor Cabinet has ribbon-cutting

    The Corning Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the grand re-opening of The Liquor Cabinet on Solano Street. Pictured in the back row, from right, are owner Bob Chata, his son Harjot, Chamber Manager Valanne Cardenas, and Chamber directors...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Corning Observer

  2. Liquor board rejects application for new Fort Collins store

    The Fort Collins Liquor Licensing Authority this week rejected an application for a new liquor store on North College Avenue because of the number of existing liquor stores already open in the area.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

  3. Old liquor finds new life in Ghana cocktail scene

    Ghana's traditional liquor akpeteshie tastes like fire to the uninitiated, burning all the way down the throat to a nervous stomach. But at The Republic, a bar in the nation's capital, it comes garnished ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. Artest told the magazine that during his career with the Bulls from 1999 through 2002, "I used to drink Hennessy : at halftime. I (kept it) in my locker. I'd just walk to the liquor store (near the arena) and get it."
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Ron Artest Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "We need a legal system that gives due process to the detainee, but also understands they didn't rob a liquor store," Graham told CBS television recently. "We're at war, and some of this information is very sensitive and classified."
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Lindsey Graham Source: AFP

  3. "States have broad power to regulate liquor under Section 2 of the 21st Amendment," says Justice Anthony Kennedy in the majority opinion. "This power, however, does not allow states to ban, or severely limit, the direct shipment of...
    on May 16, 2005 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Christian Science Monitor

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