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fond of or addicted to drink.
absorbent; spongy.
Historical Examples

A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe Anonymous
When Life Was Young C. A. Stephens
IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
Jokes For All Occasions Anonymous
The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) Harry Furniss
The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
Notes and Queries, Number 169, January 22, 1853 Various
The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
The Redemption of David Corson Charles Frederic Goss
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

addicted to alcohol


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