- a beverage containing milk and alcoholic liquor with sugar, flavoring, etc.
Origin of milk punch
First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for milk punch
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
I've ordered your milk-punch too, and now I think I'll make my salad.Wild Youth, Volume Complete
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
- a spiced drink made of milk and spirits
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