Meaning of “firewater” in the English Dictionary

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firewaternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfaɪəˌwɔː.tər/ us /ˈfaɪrˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/ informal humorous

Examples from literature

  • All seemed happy, and they were happy that day, for they had no firewater to madden them, as it was Sunday, and the shops were shut. 
  • Firewater and other things have got him going. 

(Definition of “firewater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)