intoxicating liquor

  • 1 intoxicating liquor — index alcohol Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 intoxicating liquor — A liquor intended for use as a beverage, or capable of being so used, which contains alcohol in such percent that it will produce intoxication when imbibed in quantities that practically may be drunk. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 4. A liquor which… …

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  • 3 intoxicating liquor — Any liquor used as a beverage, and which, when so used in sufficient quantities, ordinarily or commonly produces entire or partial intoxication. Any liquor intended for use as a beverage or capable of being so used, which contains alcohol, either …

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  • 5 under the influence of intoxicating liquor — or drugs Phrase as used in statutes or ordinances prohibiting the operation of motor vehicle by a party under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs covers not only all well known and easily recognized conditions and degrees of… …

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  • 6 under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs — Phrase as used in statutes or ordinances prohibiting the operation of motor vehicle by a party under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs covers not only all well known and easily recognized conditions and degrees of intoxication, but… …

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  • 7 under the influence of intoxicating liquor — Affected by the taking of intoxicating liquor, irrespective of a specific degree of intoxication. 7 Am 32d Auto § 257 Intoxicated. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1230. So affected by intoxicating liquor as not to have the full use of one s physical and… …

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  • 8 unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor — Maintaining custody or exercising the right of ownership, management, or control over intoxicating liquor when possession of such article is in violation of law. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 59 …

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  • 9 keeping intoxicating liquor — Within the meaning of liquor laws, keeping for sale or barter, except in the most sumptuary legislation forbidding possession for private or family use. Street v Lincoln Safe Deposit Co. 254 US 88, 65 L Ed 151, 41 S Ct 31, 10 ALR 1548, 1551 …

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  • 10 use of intoxicating liquor — Personal use as a beverage. An habitual or customary use, rather than an occasional or exceptional use. Anno: 26 ALR 1284 (expression appearing in application for life insurance). Within the meaning of the liquor law, the term includes the… …

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  • 11 in any degree under the influence of intoxicating liquor — Intoxicated. Anno: 13 ALR2d 1003 …

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  • 12 intemperant use of intoxicating liquor — An expression found in the form of a question propounded by the insurer in an application for life insurance, meaning indulgence to the point of impairment of mental or physical health, thereby rendering the risk more hazardous. Anno: 26 ALR 1291 …

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  • 13 liquor — noun (esp. AmE) ADJECTIVE ▪ alcoholic (BrE), hard, intoxicating (BrE), strong ▪ I don t drink hard liquor any more. ▪ It is an offence to sell intoxicating liquor to anyone under the age of 18 …

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  • 14 liquor — Any sort of liquid or fluid substance, but in common parlance a beverage with an intoxicating quality. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 8. A beverage of high potency produced by distillation. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 8. Broadly, an alcoholic or spiritu… …

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  • 15 intoxicating — [[t]ɪntɒ̱ksɪkeɪtɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Intoxicating drink contains alcohol and can make you drunk. [FORMAL] ...intoxicating liquor. 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as intoxicating, you mean that it makes you feel a strong sense… …

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  • 16 liquor nuisance — A place of business selling intoxicating liquors as declared a nuisance by statute or ordinance or so conducted as to constitute a material annoyance, inconvenience, discomfort, or hurt to an individual or the public. The selling and delivering… …

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  • 17 liquor — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, John Barleycorn, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink,… …

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  • 18 liquor — noun 1) he liked his liquor Syn: alcohol, spirits, drink, alcoholic drink, intoxicating liquor, intoxicant; informal grog, firewater, rotgut, the hard stuff, the bottle, hooch, moonshine; juice, the sauce 2) strain the liquor …

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  • 19 liquor offenses — Generic term describing crimes connected with the use, sale or abuse of intoxicating liquor or the absence of a license to sell liquor (e.g. federal liquor traffic offenses, 18 U.S.C.A. No. 1261 et seq.). See Dram Shop Acts driving while… …

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