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Yes; Letitia is what you call a flesh-eater and wine-bibber like myself.

I am no wine-bibber, Bunny, as you know, but I hope you appreciate the specifications as I do.

He is lazy and filthy, gluttonous, and would be a wine-bibber had he the chance.

It will make me start back before I make Christ cruel or false, a wine-bibber, a glutton, or unclean.

Finally they saw me, and said aloud—'There is a wine-bibber sleeping himself sober.'

The wine-bibber forswore even chocolate as too strong a beverage.

Johnson was a water drinker; and Boswell was a wine-bibber, and indeed little better than a habitual sot.

He is a glutton and a wine-bibber, a susceptible heart, a pious and deeply versed man.

Johnson was a water-drinker and Boswell was a wine-bibber, and indeed little better than an habitual sot.

He condemned as well the faster and the prohibitionist as the glutton and the wine-bibber.

WORD ORIGIN

"drunkard," 1530s, loan-translation of German Weinsäufer (Luther), from Wein "wine" + Säufer "bibber." See bibber.

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