(the) demon drink

(the) demon drink
alcoholic drink
Thesaurus: relating to or associated with drinking alcoholhyponym general words meaningto drinksynonym
Main entry: demon

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the demon ˈdrink idiom
(BrE, humorous) alcoholic drink
Main entry:demonidiom

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