beverage definition

  • noun:
    • Any one of various fluids for ingesting, generally excluding liquid.
    • A liquid to take, usually excluding water; a drink. This may consist of tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, liquid, or sodas.
    • a delicacy, or drink money.
    • Liquid for ingesting; drink; -- generally applied to drink unnaturally ready and of an agreeable flavor.
    • Specifically, a name applied to various kinds of drink.
    • a goody, or take in money.
    • Drink of any sort; alcohol for ingesting: as, liquid could be the typical drink; intoxicating drinks.
    • A name offered especially to various kinds of refreshing drinks.
    • In Great Britain, drink-money, or a delicacy given drink-money, as on wearing a fit of clothes, or on receiving a suit through the tailor; a delicacy on first getting into prison; a garnish.
    • any liquid suitable for ingesting

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