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  • noun Plural form of drinkable.


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  • Jackson's troops fairly swam in the delicacies, provisions, and "drinkables" constituting a part of the spoils taken, while Kershaw's and all of

    History of Kershaw's Brigade D. Augustus Dickert

  • The care and precision that is put into the production of these drinkables comes through in the final product.

    Amber DeGrace: 11 Roasters and the Art of the Bean 2010

  • No matter how many bottles are in the house, a wine lover never has enough simple, inexpensive, refreshing everyday-drinkables to open for no reason at all.

    The Gift of Beaujolais 2008

  • The bigger a collection gets, the less likely a wine lover is to buy everyday drinkables, because we always figure we'll be drinking something special.

    The Gift of Beaujolais 2008

  • They found the larger portion of their property pillaged, eatables and drinkables alike, not excepting the wagons laden with corn and wine, which Cyrus had prepared in case of some extreme need overtaking the expedition, to divide among the Hellenes.

    Anabasis 2007

  • Their new general undertook to present himself to the troops next day with sacrificial beasts and a soothsayer, with eatables also and drinkables for the army.

    Anabasis 2007

  • With a lovely mixed case of everyday-drinkables sitting right there in the kitchen, just about begging you to pop them open, it seems likely that the wines really will be drunk every day, which will make meals more fun and life a little better.

    A Cool Gift for Wine Lovers 2007

  • Installation Banquet, she suffered him to wander to and fro among the eatables and drinkables, a perfectly free and unchecked man; so utterly to

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit 2006

  • And, after this congenial panegyric, he was proceeding with a tale of a dog and a bull, which threatened to be somewhat of the longest, when he was interrupted by the return of the old crone, and two of his own tapsters, bearing the various kinds of drinkables which he had demanded, and which probably was the only species of interruption he would have endured with equanimity.

    The Fortunes of Nigel 2004

  • So far in the interior I was annoyed to find several shops almost exclusively for the sale of villainous forgeries of European eatables and drinkables, specially the latter.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan Isabella Lucy 2004


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