Raki

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Raki A kind of ardent spirits used in southern Europe and the East, distilled from grape juice, grain, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n raki A colorless aromatic spirituous liquor, prepared from grain-spirit, as in Greece, or from distilled grape-juice, as in the Levant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Raki rak′ē a spirituous liquor used in the Levant and Greece
    • Raki Also Rak′ee
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Turk. rāqī, arrack

Usage

In literature:

Salutations are exchanged, and presents of food and raki are made to the chief Nistinare.
"Modern Mythology" by Andrew Lang
His head was buzzing from the raki now, but he kept turning over in his mind the possibility that she'd been looking in the wrong place.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
They smacked their lips over it, and repeatedly said, "Raki Inglesi mir, mir" (The English raki is good).
"Albania" by E. F. Knight
I have forsworn raki, I believe in the Koran, and I keep Ramazan.
"Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon" by Austen H. Layard
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In news:

We do many kinds of massages , including Swedish, integrated, deep tissue, Raki, aromatherapy, hot stone and more.
Raki is a form of energy healing, with the hands placed just off the body or lightly touching the body.
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