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sottish adj : given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentleman holding each other up"; "sottish behavior" [syn: bibulous, boozy, drunken]

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  • Gabriel strove to restrain himself from breaking out into brutal language about the sottish Malins and his pound. - "The Dead", from "Dubliners" by James Joyce (1914)

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