reading Geneva print


reading Geneva print
   obsolete
   drunk
   This is a sample entry of several literary puns on the city noted for its piety and its printing, and on gin, which was also then called Geneva, from the French genièvre, the juniper berry:
    You have been reading Geneva print this morning already. (W. Scott, 1816)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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