Definition of Irish whisky
1. Noun. Whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley.
Generic synonyms: Whiskey, Whisky
Specialized synonyms: Poteen
Substance meronyms: Irish Coffee
Derivative terms: Irish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Whisky
Literary usage of Irish whisky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"1 irish whisky is generally distilled at about 50 OP and reduced with water to ... irish whisky.—Irish pot-still whisky is sharply differentiated from the ..."
2. The Man of Iron by Richard Dehan (1915)
"good irish whisky wasted. For despite the shade of the tree under which he was hauled, the rolled-up coat thrust under his head and the laving of his face ..."
3. Alliance Adrift by Yoichi Funabashi (1999)
"As if checking the request, Clinton replied, "Bourbon is all right, but won't you join me in my favorite irish whisky today?" He told the waiter to bring ..."
4. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"irish whisky.—irish whisky should probably have been mentioned first in this list ... There are two kinds of irish whisky. All malt, that is, made solely of ..."