Drunken

Drunken

1. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated. Drunken men imagine everything turneth round. (Bacon)

2. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched. Let the earth be drunken with our blood. (Shak)

3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication. The drunken quarrels of a rake. (Swift)

Origin: as. Druncen, prop, that has drunk, p. P. Of drincan, taken as active. See drink, and cf. Drunk.


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