Liquor vs Drippings - What's the difference?

liquor | drippings | Synonyms |

Liquor is a synonym of drippings.


As nouns the difference between liquor and drippings

is that liquor is (obsolete) a liquid while drippings is .

As a verb liquor

is to drink liquor, usually to excess.

liquor

English

Alternative forms

* liquour (obsolete)

Noun

  • (obsolete) A liquid.
  • (obsolete) A drinkable liquid.
  • A liquid obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).
  • (chiefly, US) Strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation.
  • In process industry, a liquid in which a desired reaction takes place, e.g. pulping liquor is a mixture of chemicals and water which breaks wood into its components, thus facilitating the extraction of cellulose.
  • Synonyms

    * (strong alcoholic drink) spirits (British and Australasian English) * (liquid obtained by cooking food) stock, pot liquor (American English), broth, bouillon

    Derived terms

    * hold one's liquor * liquor lounge * liquor store

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To drink liquor, usually to excess.
  • To cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.
  • (obsolete) To grease.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Liquor fishermen's boots.
    (Francis Bacon)
    (Webster 1913)

    References

    * * ----

    drippings

    English

    Noun

    (head)