bourbon definition

  • noun:
    • A whiskey distilled from a fermented mash containing not less than 51 percent corn in addition to malt and rye.
    • A whiskey distilled from an assortment of grains which more than half is maize, aged in oak barrels. Made chiefly in america.
    • A serving of bourbon
    • A Bourbon biscuit
    • A member of a family that has occupied a few European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France.
    • A politician who is behind age; a ruler or politician which neither forgets nor learns anything; an obstinate traditional.
    • a part associated with the final royal family of France, or of every of its branches.
    • One who, as had been said associated with the Bourbons, “forgets absolutely nothing and learns nothing”; hence, in US politics, a serious conservative; specifically, one who is behind the time and it is against all development: initially placed on particular people in the Democratic celebration.
    • [lowercase] some sort of whisky made of grain or Indian corn: initially limited to the corn-whisky produced in Bourbon county, Kentucky.
    • a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
    • a member associated with European royal household that ruled France
    • a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from Southern)
    • whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred pine barrels

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