Antonyms for firewater

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And he swallowed a third of his firewater at a gulp and went to find her.

They had not yet learned to drink the white man's firewater.

So he brought a little cask of firewater an' left it on the bank of the Big-Muddy.

At the words "firewater," the Indians quivered, and their eyes sparkled with greed.

At the word "firewater," their eyes sparkled with covetousness.

To an Oriental ruler they are like firewater to the Red Indians.

They were with us one pay day, however, and managed to get some firewater.

His allies had been seduced from his support by presents and by firewater.

They found him abstinent, and they made him a guzzler of firewater.

Neither powder nor lead, neither "firewater" (liquor) nor Bible will be used.

WORD ORIGIN

"alcoholic liquor," 1826, American English, supposedly from American Indians, from fire (n.) + water (n.).

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