b) Brussels sprouts
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addicted to drinking deeply; alcoholic ...1622
from Upsy Friese (n.) a mode of drinking and carousing
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1622 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Bacchus, the god of brew'd wine and sugar, grand patron of rob-pots, upsy-freesy tipplers, and super-naculum takers."
From: The Virgin-Martyr
By: Philip Massinger, 1622
Daily Word Quiz Answer
BUFFLE-GREENS (b) Brussels sprouts ...19th-cent. Eng. dial.