branch water

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

branch water

1. Plain water, especially when mixed with a liquor such as whiskey.
2. Chiefly Southern US Water from a stream.

[branch, stream + water.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

branch′ wa`ter

(in a mixed drink) plain water.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.branch water - pure natural water from a stream or brook; often distinguished from soda water
water - a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Due to rehabilitation Jhang Branch Upper canal, Jhang Branch lower canal and Bhowana branch water discharge has shown an increase of up to 29-49 percent, he added.
boughs of catalpa, drank branch water and ate pawpaws.
Extension of Hageer potable water treatment plant, also construction of a laboratory at Al Huseiniya Branch water treatment plant in Sharkiya Governorate as part of the IWSP project funded by the KfW of Germany, the EIB - European Investment Bank, AFD of France and the EC.
branch water networks in Madinah City has been given to Mohammed Mansour Al Bassami Trading and Contracting Group jointly with Al Baz national Contracting Est.
But we dig fall, too, as we say hello to scratchy wool sweaters and thick socks, cool drizzly nights, and bourbon and branch water by the fire.
Increased low-ion surface runoff in the Flat Branch, compared to groundwater flow which dominates much of the rest of the Upper Darby, is an indicator that Flat Branch water is polluted from a combination of non-point sources including parking lot and industrial runoff and drained agriculture land.
The Campaign's three-year plan is as follows: Year One: Set up branch Water Research and Planning Committees to research the condition of water in each community.
He also whacked down brandy and ginger ale, gin and tonic with lime not lemon, gin martinis, Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Marsala, bad Algerian plonk, calvados, whisky and soda, bourbon and branch water, stingers made with white creme de menthe, Americanos and Pernod.
[2] Recommended BC Health Branch Water Quality Standards, British Columbia Department of Health Services and Hospital Insurance, 1969;
Year One: Set up branch Water Research and Planning Committees to research the condition of water in each community regarding ownership, cost, pollution, condition of infrastructure, conservation and availability now and in the future; including the impact of trade agreements on the ability of local communities to maintain democratic control of their own water.