from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A roasted potato.
  • n. Canadian Slang A small bottle of liquor, shaped to fit in a pocket.
  • n. Slang A Mickey Finn.
  • idiom take the mickey out of Chiefly British To tease or mock (someone).

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  • n. A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket.
  • n. A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged.
  • n. American depression era term for a potato as in a "roasted mickey".
  • n. piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss.


Perhaps from mick.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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