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Drinkable   /drˈɪnkəbəl/   Listen

Any liquid suitable for drinking.  Synonyms: beverage, drink, potable.

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"Drinkable" Quotes from Famous Books

... extracted from the juice of the "eava," the use of which is common to the Polynesian islanders. It was prepared in the following manner:—Pieces of a root, a species of pepper, were first chewed, and then placed in a large wooden vase, over which water was poured. As soon as this liquor was drinkable, the natives poured it out into cups made of green leaves, shaped into form, and holding about half a pint. Cook was the only one who tasted it. The method of preparing the liquor had quenched the thirst of his companions, but the natives were not fastidious, and the ...
— Celebrated Travels and Travellers - Part 2. The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century • Jules Verne

... short of our absolute extermination; with a dozen vindictive Spaniards on board the hulk close at hand, doubtless as anxious as the natives to sweep us from the face of the earth; the French boat having vanished from the scene; and— though there was drinkable water in abundance in the river so long as we might be able to get at it—with only ...
— The Congo Rovers - A Story of the Slave Squadron • Harry Collingwood

... Missis, "French Refreshmenting comes to this, and oh, it comes to a nice total! First: eatable things to eat, and drinkable things ...
— Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11 • Various

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