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ice-cream soda

(mainly US) ice cream served in a tall glass of carbonated water and a little milk, usually flavoured in various ways
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  • I suppose you think the way to make love to a girl is to give her an ice-cream soda once a month.

    The Rosie World Parker Fillmore
  • So I held up the umbrella and wished I had an ice-cream soda; but I didn't get it.

    Sky Island L. Frank Baum
  • You go out and get yourself an ice-cream soda and come back in half an hour.

  • Then I wished for a nickel to buy an ice-cream soda with; but I didn't get that, either.

    Sky Island L. Frank Baum
  • Going out to luncheon (ice-cream soda and a sponge cake) somehow broke the radiant charm.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • He took the girls into Andrew Drew's drug store for ice-cream soda.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The two girls put on their hats and strolled out for their usual afternoon walk and treat of ice-cream soda.

    The Girl Next Door Augusta Huiell Seaman
  • I believe I'm as fond of ice-cream soda as you, if I am such an old fellow.

  • The Blue Light does not consider that pharmacy is a thing of bric-a-brac, scent and ice-cream soda.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • She sat on a high stool and sipped her ice-cream soda with simple absorption in the pleasant sensation.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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