from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A whiskey distilled from a fermented mash containing not less than 51 percent corn in addition to malt and rye.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A whiskey distilled from a mixture of grains in which more than half is maize, aged in oak barrels. Made chiefly in the United States.
- n. A serving of bourbon
- n. A Bourbon biscuit
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of a family which has occupied several European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France.
- n. A politician who is behind the age; a ruler or politician who neither forgets nor learns anything; an obstinate conservative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the last royal family of France, or of any of its branches.
- n. One who, as was said of the Bourbons, “forgets nothing and learns nothing”; hence, in United States politics, an extreme conservative; especially, one who is behind the time and is opposed to all progress: originally applied to certain members of the Democratic party.
- n. [lowercase] A kind of whisky made of wheat or Indian corn: originally limited to the corn-whisky made in Bourbon county, Kentucky.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
- n. a member of the European royal family that ruled France
- n. a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
- n. whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
As he worked, I drew a second glass of poisoned bourbon from the keg.
“The crowd in the bar said this his taste for bourbon is a match for yours.”
In fact, most of the whiskey cocktails we know as bourbon-based, such as the Sazerac, the Manhattan and the Old Fashioned, were originally made with rye.
Our bourbon is made from the fermentation of corn, rye, and malted barley.
A couple of falls ago, I checked out a recipe book from the library, one of Sara Foster's, and made her slightly decadent version of bread pudding - it has a bourbon sauce on top and raisins soaked in bourbon inside.
James said ... bourbon: is attrack a conglomeration of attract and attack?
And I am in a sweat over the fact that bourbon is very difficult to find, and then very expensive when I do find it, in Mexico.
Here, it's served with braised pork chops in bourbon sauce.
She was drinking bourbon from the bottle at ten o'clock in the morning.
But after the bourbon and canapes were passed, he turned to Hugo and said, 'Hugo, I don't much care for your law, but, by golly, this bourbon is good.