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Definition: To drink down
, v. t.
1. To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the
stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water.
There lies she with the blessed gods in bliss,
There drinks the nectar with ambrosia mixed.
The bowl of punch which was brewed and drunk in Mrs.
Betty's room. --Thackeray.
2. To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to
absorb; to imbibe.
And let the purple violets drink the stream.
3. To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to
inhale; to hear; to see.
To drink the cooler air, --Tennyson.
My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words
Of that tongue's utterance. --Shak.
Let me . . . drink delicious poison from thy eye.
4. To smoke, as tobacco. [Obs.]
And some men now live ninety years and past,
Who never drank to tobacco first nor last. --Taylor
To drink down
, to act on by drinking; to reduce or subdue;
as, to drink down unkindness. --Shak.
To drink in
, to take into one's self by drinking, or as by
drinking; to receive and appropriate as in satisfaction of
thirst. ``Song was the form of literature which he [Burns]
had drunk in from his cradle.'' --J. C. Shairp.
To drink off
or To drink up
, to drink completely,
especially at one draught; as, to drink off a cup of
To drink the health of
, or To drink to the health of
drink while expressing good wishes for the health or