intoxicating liquor

See: alcohol
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Most men would have suspected her of being under the influence of some intoxicating liquor.
In society there were silly conversations lasting half a minute, cool acquaintanceships founded on such half-minutes, general reciprocity of suspicion, overcrowding, insufficient ventilation, bad music badly executed, late hours, unwholesome food, intoxicating liquors, jealous competition in useless expenditure, husband-hunting, flirting, dancing, theatres, and concerts.
Again, they drugged their patient with opium and drenched him with intoxicating liquors, hoping that the snake might thus be reduced to stupor and perhaps be ejected from the stomach.
He had found that among muffin-sellers there existed drunkenness, debauchery, and profligacy, which he attributed to the debasing nature of their employment as at present exercised; he had found the same vices among the poorer class of people who ought to be muffin consumers; and this he attributed to the despair engendered by their being placed beyond the reach of that nutritious article, which drove them to seek a false stimulant in intoxicating liquors.
The changes centre on three specific areas, namely the deregulation of prescribed quantities, the modernisation of the law to reflect changes in trade practices, and a number of changes to how intoxicating liquor is regulated, including an update of definitions of intoxicating liquor to achieve consistency with Guernsey Customs and Excise legislation.
Public Notices LICENSING (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1996 (ARTICLES 2, 5 (1) (D), 7, 9 AND SCHEDULE 1) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR PROVISIONAL GRANT OF LICENCE AUTHORISING THE SALE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR IN A GUEST HOUSE SOUTH EASTERN ADMINISTRATIVE COURT DIVISION TAKE NOTICE that we THE FRESH FOOD CENTRES LIMITED whose registered office is situated at 23 Main Street, Castlewellan County Down BT31 9DF intend to apply to the County Court sitting at the Courthouse, Regent Street, Newtownards, County Down for the above Division commencing at 10.
10095, which was promulgated last month, prohibits any person-including owners and managers of hotels, resorts, restaurants and other establishments-to sell offer, buy, serve, or take intoxicating liquor anywhere in the Philippines from May 8 to 9.
Prohibited acts on the eve of election and on election day are campaigning as well as selling, furnishing, offering, buying, serving, or taking intoxicating liquor, etc; as well as giving and accepting free transportation, food, drinks and things of value.
The officer approached him and he could smell intoxicating liquor and his speech was slurred," said Ms Knight.
SUMMONSES under the no-treating regulations were heard at Bootle today, when James Francis Johnson, manager of the Grove Hotel, and Agnes Williams, a barmaid, were charged with selling and supplying intoxicating liquor to three females the same not being ordered and paid for by the consumers.
The ban on intoxicating liquor included an exemption for religious uses.
As well as being banned from entering a defined area, Davison is also prohibited from "possessing any open vessel containing intoxicating liquor in any public place" and "the use or threats of violence in any public place".