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aquabib (plural aquabibs)
- (very rare, obsolete, derogatory) A teetotaler; one who does not consume alcohol.
1883, The Louisville Medical News: a weekly journal of medicine and surgery: Volumes 15-16:
- and aquabibs are epithets bestowed by the champions of alcohol in London upon the temperance folk.
1949, Julia Cooley Altrocchi, The spectacular San Franciscans:
- Dwight L. Moody and John B. Gough, the great aquabib, had commanded attention […]
1966, Robert Arnold Aubin, Topographical poetry in XVII-century Eng:
- While its more sober counterpart was directed to quite different ends by a pugnacious aquabib, William Henry Draper
- Proposed circa 1883 as a slur for members of the temperance movement, who would not drink alcohol.