usquebaugh

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us·que·baugh

 (ŭs′kwĭ-bô′, -bä′)
n. Irish & Scots
Whiskey.

[Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha and Irish Gaelic uisce beatha, water of life, whiskey (translation of Medieval Latin aqua vītae) : Old Irish uisce, water; see wed- in Indo-European roots + Old Irish bethad, genitive of bethu, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

usquebaugh

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usquabae

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usque

n
1. (Brewing) Irish the former name for whiskey
2. (Brewing) Scot the former name for whisky
3. (Brewing) an Irish liqueur flavoured with coriander
[C16: from Irish Gaelic uisce beathadh or Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha water of life]

us•que•baugh

(ˈʌs kwɪˌbɔ, -ˌbɑ)

n.
(in Scotland and Ireland) whiskey.
[1575–85; < Irish uisce beatha or Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha]
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True friends will prove their friends and make use of them, as a poet has said, usque ad aras; whereby he meant that they will not make use of their friendship in things that are contrary to God's will.
Salvum me fac, Deus, quoniam intraverunt aquoe usque ad animam meam
Euler, Evolutio formulae integralis f [partial derivative]x(1/1 - x + 1/lX) a termino x = 0 usque ad x = 1 extensae, Nova Acta Academiae Scientiarum Petropolitanae 4 (1789), 3 16.
Catz tambem sugeriu ser "concebivel que a velada mensagem do autor da Peregrinacao fosse bem acolhida pelos cripto-judeus de Portugal e da Espanha, a quem o cristao-novo exilado Samuel Usque, contemporaneo de Fernao Mendes Pinto, dirigiu uma mensagem semelhante, contida na sua estranha Consolacam as tribulacoes de Israel" (71).
Pero tambien en el caso de terminologia usada con elementos del territorio que puedan estimarse igualmente como referencias que marcan el espacio, caso de trans y usque (trans ripam y usque Oceanum, respectivamente).
Sometimes word games embedded in the work's text identified the composer or dedicatee or both, as in Antoine de Busnoys's (or Busnois's) motet for Saint Anthony, Anthoni usque limina .
Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra?
38) <<Vicarius auxiliaras vero qui in regimine Praelatum substituit usque ad novum ordinarium Congressum perdurat.
Romans gave us architectural marvels, funny looking numbers, and the concept of property rights in airspace under the doctrine "culus est solum, cus est usque ad coelum" translated as "[to] whomsoever the soil belongs, he owns also to the sky.
Inflorescentia terminalis racemiflorum reducta usque ad 60 cm longa.
Culmi usque ad 1 m alti, erecti; vaginae auriculis conspicuis; ligula circa 1.