Monday, January 3, 2011

Unusual Words Defined: A - Z (Part Q)

A continuation of the series.

Quaff - To drink deeply or with vigor. “Ne'er was mingled such a draught / In palace, hall or arbor / As freemen brewed and tyrants quaffed / That night in Boston Harbor.” (Oliver Wendell Holmes, American physician, poet and author, 1809-1894)

From Wayne State University's Word Warriors
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