Strong coffee, whiskey, or other potent drink (1890s+)
[em-bangk] /ɛmˈbæŋk/ verb (used with object) 1. to enclose or protect with an . /ɪmˈbæŋk/ verb 1. (transitive) to protect, enclose, or confine (a waterway, road, etc) with an embankment
[em-bangk-muh nt] /ɛmˈbæŋk mənt/ noun 1. a bank, mound, dike, or the like, raised to hold back water, carry a roadway, etc. 2. the action of . /ɪmˈbæŋkmənt/ noun 1. a man-made ridge of earth or stone that carries a road or railway or confines a waterway See also levee1 n. 1786, from embank “to […]
[em-bahr] /ɛmˈbɑr/ verb (used with object), embarred, embarring. 1. to stop or hinder, as by a bar. 2. to enclose within bars; imprison.
[em-bahr-kuh-dair-oh] /ɛmˌbɑr kəˈdɛər oʊ/ noun, plural embarcaderos. 1. a pier, wharf, or landing place. 2. (sometimes initial capital letter) a waterfront section in San Francisco: piers and seafood restaurants.