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whis·key

whiskey

 
pronunciation:
wI ski
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part of speech: noun
inflections: whiskeys
definition: a liquor made from rye, corn, or other grains.
Language Note
The word "whiskey" spelled with an "e" in the second syllable is the spelling used in the United States and Ireland for whiskey made in those countries. Similar liquor made in Scotland or Canada is spelled without an "e" in Canada and Britain.
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