v. drink with relish; swallow hurriedly or greedily
As we quaff our ale, we listen to the lively songs of the students in the tavern.
Sentence in Classic:
On such occasions he would start up, quaff a cup of wine as if to raise his spirits, and then mingle in the conversation by some observation made abruptly or at random.
Might there not be an irresistible desire to quaff a last, long, breathless draught of the cup of wormwood and aloes, with which nearly all her years of womanhood had been perpetually flavoured.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Even the unmoved Athelstane had shown symptoms of shaking off his apathy, when, calling for a huge goblet of muscadine, he quaffed it to the health of the Disinherited Knight.