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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drake \Drake\, noun [Cf. F. dravik, W. drewg, darnel, cockle, etc.] Wild oats, brome grass, or darnel grass; -- called also {drawk}, {dravick}, and {drank}. [Prov. Eng.] --Dr. Prior.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drank \Drank\, imp. of {Drink}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drank \Drank\, noun [Cf. 3d {Drake}.] Wild oats, or darnel grass. See {Drake} a plant. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drink \Drink\ (dr[i^][ng]k), verb (used without an object) [imp. {Drank} (dr[a^][ng]k), formerly {Drunk} (dr[u^][ng]k); & p. p. {Drunk}, {Drunken} (-'n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drinking}. Drunken is now rarely used, except as a verbal adjective in sense of habitually intoxicated; the form drank, not infrequently used as a p. p., is not so analogical.] [AS. drincan; akin to OS. drinkan, D. drinken, G. trinken, Icel. drekka, Sw. dricka, Dan. drikke, Goth. drigkan. Cf. {Drench}, {Drunken}, {Drown}.]

1. To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring.

Gird thyself, and serve me, till have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink. --Luke xvii. 8.

He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty. --Job xxi. 20.

Drink of the cup that can not cloy. --Keble.

2. To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the ?se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple. --Pope.

And they drank, and were merry with him. --Gem. xliii. 34.

Bolingbroke always spoke freely when he had drunk freely. --Thackeray.

{To drink to}, to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking.

I drink to the general joy of the whole table, And to our dear friend Banquo. --Shak.


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