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milk punch

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noun
  1. a beverage containing milk and alcoholic liquor with sugar, flavoring, etc.
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Origin of milk punch

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for milk punch

Historical Examples

  • And he filled him out a goblet of the milk-punch and placed it before him.

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • He thought that a milk-punch would give him ease and make him sleep.

    In the Roar of the Sea

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • I've ordered your milk-punch too, and now I think I'll make my salad.

  • The wine-whey or milk-punch should be given every hour or second hour.

  • Wonder whether the old gal meant cream of the valley, or milk-punch—ha!

    A Little Tour In Ireland

    S. Reynolds Hole


British Dictionary definitions for milk punch

milk punch

noun
  1. a spiced drink made of milk and spirits
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