What does the word inebriate mean?

Usage examples for inebriate

  1. He was evidently a confirmed inebriate, though not at that time under the influence of liquor. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  2. Who knows its author, or when it was written, or can quote the line before or after " the cups That cheer, but not inebriate"? – The Little Tea Book by Arthur Gray
  3. Let us leave the bar- room of the " Sickle and Sheaf," and its cold- hearted inmates, and look in upon the family of Joe Morgan, and see how it is in the home of the poor inebriate. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur