ETYM Old Eng. licour, licur, Old Fren. licur, French liqueur, from Latin liquor, from liquere to be liquid. Related to Liquid, Liqueur.
1. A liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process.
2. Distilled rather than fermented; SYN. spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink.
3. The liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked; SYN. pot liquor.
1. To dress (as leather) with oil or grease
2. To make drunk with alcoholic liquor — usually used with up
3. To drink alcoholic liquor especially to excess — usually used with up