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whisky or (Irish & N Am, esp US) whiskey
noun (whiskies or whiskeys )
1 an alcoholic spirit distilled from a fermented mash of cereal grains, eg barley, wheat or rye.
2 a drink of this.
3 (Whiskey) communications in the NATO alphabet: the word used to denote the letter -W- (see table in the Supplement to this book).
[18c: from Gaelic uisge beatha , literally -water of life-]


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