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whis·ky

, whiskey (wis'kē),
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented mash of wholly or partly malted cereal grains, containing 47-53% (or higher) by volume of ethanol, at 15.56°C; it must have been stored in charred wood containers for not less than 2 years. Grains used to produce whisky are barley, maize, rye, and wheat.
[Gael, usquebaugh, water of life]

whiskey

, whisky (hwĭs′kē)
A distilled alcoholic liquor made from grain. The alcohol present is ethyl alcohol.

whis·key

(wis'kē)
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented mash of wholly or partly malted cereal grains (e.g., barley, corn, rye, and wheat).
[Gael, usquebaugh, water of life]
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