- n any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
- But they drank oceans of tea and coffee, and heady, 100-proof arrack distilled from citrus fruits and sugar-beet molasses.
- Even today the discreet British Statesman's Year Book is obliged to list opium, gambling and arrack (strong spirits) as leading sources of revenue of the House of Brooke in Sarawak.
- Atlantis turns out to be populated by a carefree tribe whose principal activities are beating the tom-tom, drinking large quantities of a potent juice called arrack, and ogling the .
- BS Yediyurappa in BBC News
But Mr Yediyurappa said the ban was being imposed "considering the ill-effects of the consumption of arrack on society".