dipsomania

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dipsomania

noun acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholic addiction, alcoholism, bibacity, chronic alcoholism, compulsion, crapulence, cravvng for drink, drunkenness, ebriosity, excessive drinking, excessiveness, inebriation, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, obsession, potation
See also: inebriation
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The Yorkshire slow left-arm bowler's notoriety is such that he is included under the section entitled 15 Historical Dipsomaniacs.
In 1888 California created the Southern California State Asylum for Inebriates and the Insane (Patton), and in 1889 the Bay State commissioned the Massachusetts Hospital for Dipsomaniacs and Inebriates initially at Foxborough and later moved to Norfolk).
exhibited by kleptomaniacs, dipsomaniacs, and the like], I would
I can almost hear residents tutting: "They're not only dipsomaniacs, they've got a foot fetish.
It's a privately-owned, family-run establishment, and working there is akin to being part of a big, extended family of dipsomaniacs.