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vod·ka

 (vŏd′kə)
n.
An alcoholic liquor originally distilled from fermented wheat mash but now also made from a mash of rye, corn, or potatoes.

[Russian, diminutive of voda, water; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

vodka

(ˈvɒdkə)
n
(Brewing) an alcoholic drink originating in Russia, made from grain, potatoes, etc, usually consisting only of rectified spirit and water
[C19: from Russian, diminutive of voda water; related to Sanskrit udan water, Greek hudōr]

vod•ka

(ˈvɒd kə)

n.
a colorless distilled alcoholic spirit made esp. from rye or wheat mash.
[1795–1805; < Russian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russiavodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Bloody Mary - a cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice
bullshot - a cocktail made with vodka and beef bouillon or consomme
vodka martini - martini made with vodka rather than gin
screwdriver - a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
Translations
فودْكافودكا
водка
vodka
vodka
vodko
viinvodka
votkaryyppy
votka
vodka
vodka
ウォッカ
보드카
vodca
degtinė
degvīns
vodcă
vodka
vodka
vodka
เหล้าวอดกาของรัสเซียไม่มีสี
rượu vodka

vodka

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vodka

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vodka

(ˈvodkə) noun
an alcoholic spirit made from rye or sometimes from potatoes, originating in Russia.

vodka

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Nikita, though an habitual drunkard, was not drunk that day because since the last day before the fast, when he had drunk his coat and leather boots, he had sworn off drink and had kept his vow for two months, and was still keeping it despite the temptation of the vodka that had been drunk everywhere during the first two days of the feast.
So now, two days before the holiday, Martha had been twice to see Vasili Andreevich and had got from him wheat flour, tea, sugar, and a quart of vodka, the lot costing three rubles, and also five rubles in cash, for which she thanked him as for a special favour, though he owed Nikita at least twenty rubles.
Vasili Andreevich was excited by the vodka he had drunk with his visitors, and so he was even more pleased than usual with everything that was his and all that he did.
Near the Voskresenski Bridge my feet began to ache with weariness, until I could hardly pull myself along; until presently I met with Ermolaev, a writer in our office, who, stepping aside, halted, and followed me with his eyes, as though to beg of me a glass of vodka. "Ah, friend," thought I, "go YOU to your vodka, but what have I to do with such stuff?" Then, sadly weary, I halted for a moment's rest, and thereafter dragged myself further on my way.
Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pock-marked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.
Bowing to right and left to the people he met, and here as everywhere joyously greeting acquaintances, he went up to the sideboard for a preliminary appetizer of fish and vodka, and said to the painted Frenchwoman decked in ribbons, lace, and ringlets, behind the counter, something so amusing that even that Frenchwoman was moved to genuine laughter.
Going into the tavern he drank a glass of vodka and ate a pie of some sort.
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