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Seltzer   /sˈɛltsər/   Listen

Naturally effervescent mineral water.
Effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide.  Synonyms: carbonated water, club soda, soda water, sparkling water.

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"Seltzer" Quotes from Famous Books

... expect we shall be ready for a hock and seltzer at any rate," said the Colonel. "This desert dust gives a flavour ...
— The Tragedy of The Korosko • Arthur Conan Doyle

... equally well at a greatly reduced cost. In all cases, too, the kind of liqueur, the amount of sugar, and the flavouring with borage, verbena, pine-apple, or cucumber, may be varied to suit individual tastes. For soda or seltzer water we have invariably substituted Apollinaris, which is far better adapted for effervescent drinks of this description by reason of its purity and softness, its freedom from any distinct flavour, and above all ...
— Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines • Henry Vizetelly

... knew only that he had told her the truth, that he had come where she was, that all the happiness of his life, the only meaning in life for him, now lay in seeing and hearing her. And when he got out of the carriage at Bologova to get some seltzer water, and caught sight of Anna, involuntarily his first word had told her just what he thought. And he was glad he had told her it, that she knew it now and was thinking of it. He did not sleep all night. When he was back in the carriage, ...
— Anna Karenina • Leo Tolstoy

... brought me in a mild gin and seltzer, and it was on the tray, near, so I drank it, and said to myself, "Here is to the Senses—jolly good things"—and then I telephoned to Suzette to ...
— Man and Maid • Elinor Glyn

... all its native glory, Perfessor Vere de Blaw discoursed his music repertory Upon the Steenway gran' piannyfort, the wich wuz sot In the hallway near the kitchen (a warm but quiet spot), An' when De Blaw's environments induced the proper pride,— Wich gen'rally wuz whiskey straight, with seltzer on the side,— He throwed his soulful bein' into opry airs 'nd things Wich bounded to the ceilin' like ...
— A Little Book of Western Verse • Eugene Field

... color; then across them, as if in Bengal lights, is seen the shadow of the chemist leaning over his desk. His house from top to bottom is placarded with inscriptions written in large hand, round hand, printed hand: "Vichy, Seltzer, Barege waters, blood purifiers, Raspail patent medicine, Arabian racahout, Darcet lozenges, Regnault paste, trusses, baths, hygienic chocolate," etc. And the signboard, which takes up all the breadth of the shop, bears, in gold letters, "Homais, Chemist." Then, at the back of the shop, behind the ...
— The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VIII (of X) - Continental Europe II. • Various

... until I got up to go and drank what remained of my whisky-and-seltzer 'to our next merry meeting.' He followed me out to the hotel doorway to say Good night. ...
— Foe-Farrell • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

... observe the effects of the explosive shell, as it was an invention of my own that had been manufactured by Mr. Reilly, [*] the gunmaker, of London. This shell was composed of iron, covered with lead. The interior was a cast-iron bottle (similar in shape to a stoneware Seltzer water bottle); the neck formed a nipple to receive a percussion-cap. The entire bottle was concealed by a leaden coating, which was cast in a mould to fit a No. 8, or two-ounce rifle. The iron bottle contained three drachms of the strongest gunpowder, and ...
— Ismailia • Samuel W. Baker

Words linked to "Seltzer" :   tonic, soda water, mineral water, pop, Alka-seltzer, drinking water, soda pop, soda

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