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drip coffee

a beverage prepared in a vessel in which boiling water filters from a top compartment through the coffee into a pot below.
Origin of drip coffee
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For genuine percolator, or drip coffee, French and Austrian china drip pots are mostly employed.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • The coffee should be ground to medium fineness for boiled coffee, to a finer powder for the percolated and drip coffee.

  • drip coffee is made in a funnel or a cup-shaped device which is suspended in a coffee pot (Fig. 117).

    Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen

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