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Booze (&?;), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boozed (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. Boozing.] [D. buizen; akin to G. bausen, and perh. fr. D. buis tube, channel, bus box, jar.]

To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to tipple. [Written also bouse, and boose.] Landor.

This is better than boozing in public houses.
H. R. Haweis.

 

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Booze, n.

A carouse; a drinking. Sir W. Scott.

 

© Webster 1913