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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A drunkard; alcoholic liquor.
verb intr.: To drink or to get drunk.
From Yiddish shiker, from Hebrew shikkor, from shakar (to be drunk). Earliest documented use: 1892.
“Do you think I’m shicker?”
“Right now I would say yes. After four drinks, yes.”
Dan Pope; In the Cherry Tree; Picador; 2003.
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