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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr., intr.: To drink deeply.
noun: An alcoholic drink; also the act of drinking.
Of unknown origin, probably imitative. Earliest documented use: 1521.
“The cocktail repertoire includes quaffs spiked with seasonal produce.”
Fritz Hahn and Becky Krystal; Endless? If Only; The Washington Post; Aug 28, 2015.
“Brits quaffing posh bubbly have helped French drinks group Pernod Ricard to merrier profits.”
Graham Hiscott; Corking Sales of French Fizz; The Daily Mirror (London, UK); Aug 28, 2015.
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