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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 moose n.
 1. Zool. A large cervine mammal (Alces alces syn. Alces machlis, syn Alces Americanus), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is about as large as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers. It closely resembles the European elk, and by many Zoologists is considered the same species. See Elk.
 2. A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose. [Obsolescent. Cant, from the early 1900's.]
 Moose bird Zool., the Canada jayor whisky jack. See Whisky jack.
 Moose deer. Same as Moose.
 Moose yard Zool., a locality where moose, in winter, herd together in a forest to feed and for mutual protection.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whis·ky, Whis·key  n.  An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley.
 Bourbon whisky, corn whisky made in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
 Crooked whisky. See under Crooked.
 Whisky Jack Zool., the Canada jay (Perisoreus Canadensis). It is noted for its fearless and familiar habits when it frequents the camps of lumbermen in the winter season. Its color is dull grayish blue, lighter beneath. Called also moose bird.