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synonyms for poteen

  • alcohol
  • drink
  • liquor
  • spirits
  • distiller
  • hooch
  • moonshine
  • rotgut
  • mountain dew
  • spiritus frumenti
  • usquebaugh
  • white lightning
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How to use poteen in a sentence

And a drop of poteen is a wonderful thing to drive away the melancholy thoughts that haunt and bother so many of us.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
He introduced a timprance lecturer that towld the boys the poteen was pizenin' thim, an' 'twas wather they must dhrink.
IRELAND AS IT ISROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
I wouldn't thrust one of thim to rub down a horse, nor wid a bottle of poteen.
IRELAND AS IT ISROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
If they 're cows, begad they must have got at that sixty-three gallons of poteen you talked of; for they're all drunk.
JACK HINTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Their poteen (whiskey) craft, handed down by their Scotch-Irish ancestors, survives today in what outlanders term moonshining.
BLUE RIDGE COUNTRYJEAN THOMAS
A boy told me last night of two men that went with poteen to the Island of Aran.
VISIONS AND BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND, FIRST SERIESLADY GREGORY
And when he got home he went up to a house there beyond, where the old woman used to be selling poteen on the sly.
VISIONS AND BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND, FIRST SERIESLADY GREGORY
Mutton always—fish and game when there's the season for them—and poteen to wash them down.
LUTTRELL OF ARRANCHARLES JAMES LEVER
That, indeed, was happiness in perfection, as pure and unadulterated as the poteen which created it.
THE STATION; THE PARTY FIGHT AND FUNERAL; THE LOUGH DERG PILGRIMWILLIAM CARLETON
Av the poteen held out, Owen dear, ye wouldn't have had much trouble; but he can drink two quarts before he loses his strength.
ST. PATRICK'S EVECHARLES JAMES LEVER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POTEEN

  • alcohol
  • distiller
  • drink
  • hooch
  • liquor
  • moonshine
  • mountain dew
  • poteen
  • rotgut
  • spirits
  • spiritus frumenti
  • usquebaugh
  • white lightning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.