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Synonyms for potation

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

Synonyms for potation

a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

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the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)

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When the forester had got his potation also, he quietly took his seat on the end of one of the logs that lay nigh the fires, and the slight interruption produced by his entrance seemed to he forgotten.
Mr Riderhood got out his bottle, and fetched his jug-full of water, and administered a potation.
Its passengers are doctors, nurse's dentists, potations, pharmacists and counselors who deliver primary health care, empowerment and technology to those in need.
So, from the sushi counter, I jumped straight to my Indian favourites: Dahi puri, which is basically a mini puri called golgappa stuffed with mashed potations and chickpeas; paper chaat, fried dough doused in yoghurt and tamarind chutney; and a Mumbai favourite, vada pav, which is basically a potato patty served in a sandwich.
We need to attend to the fact that Falstaff's praise of sack is not simply a glorification of drunkenness, but is a playfully polemical case for a particular wine over and above "thin drink" or "thin potations," whether lesser wines such as bastard, or malted or hopped drinks such as beer and ale.
Finally, after long service and many deep potations, he slept.
Those basics, however, quickly expanded to a wide range of more complex potations, even, on one memorable occasion at a Parisian bar, a 750-ml biere flambee
Peter liked to talk with people in any comfortable setting, and that applied especially to his cultivation of aspirants to literary and cultural studies whose views he would elicit over suitable potations in a tavern or restaurant in the U.
Once they joined, the cousins still needed to work their way through various potations, but the outside experience was key, said Epstein.