chota peg

chota peg
  n. small drink.

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  • chota peg — noun A small drink, usu whisky with soda or water • • • Main Entry: ↑chota …   Useful english dictionary

  • chota peg —    a spirituous intoxicant    Chota is small in Hindi, although the measure may not be:     Better a few too many chota pegs than the possible alternative. (P. Scott, 1968)    A hurra peg is an even larger measure of spirits. These British Indian …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • peg —    1. an intoxicating drink, usually of spirits    Anglo Indian use and a shortened form of chota peg:     We had our pegs on the verandah. (Fraser, 1977)    2. obsolete to drink intoxicants to excess    Not from peg1 but from the communal… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • cho|ta peg — «CHOH tuh PEHG», a small drink of whiskey served in India: »Audrey insisted on pausing frequently for a chota peg (New Yorker). ╂[< Hindi cho little + English peg (def. 5)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • burra peg —    see chota peg …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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