"suck the monkey" Definition

  1. to rob a cask of liquor by inserting a straw through a gimlet-hole, and sucking a portion of the contents. Originally, as Captain Marryatt states, to SUCK THE MONKEY, was to suck rum from cocoa-nuts, which spirit had been inserted in place of the milk, for the private use of the sailors. _See_ TAP THE ADMIRAL.

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Position in the dictionary: 3519 of 4022 slang words.
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