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Word: quaff

Definition: drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);


Sentences Containing 'quaff'

Yea, verily, hearts alive, we'd brew choice punch in the spread of his spout-hole there, and from that live punch-bowl quaff the living stuff."

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