mickey

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mickey (plural mickeys)

  1. (chiefly Canada, informal) A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket.
    • While you're at the liquor store, can you pick up another mickey of rye?
  2. (slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged.
  3. (slang) American depression era term for a potato as in a "roasted mickey".
    • We roasted mickeys over a fire with two foot sticks.
  4. (Cockney rhyming slang) piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss.
  5. (computing) The resolution of a mouse, used as a unit of length.

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