Old Miss Macan upset my markers, drank my negus, and then fainted off herself, with a face like an apothecary's rose.'
"Do take a glass of negus," said another, as her friend gave way to her.
The temporary negus who had been appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of King John was among the killed.
So much for the delights of “lots of negus, wine, and punch!”
The answer to the negus ran thus: He was mistaken in his supposition that Freeland thought of receiving foreign troops.
negus, stiff as a stop-action photograph, toppled to the floor.
negus and his confederate, identified as a poolroom lounger named Hank Stacy, had gotten away with a hundred thousand dollars.
The jumbles, and cakes, and negus, and lemonade had disappeared.
Beside him, on a low stool, stood a half-finished glass of negus, bedewed with beads of heat.
Mr. Chillip shook his head, stirred his negus, and sipped it.
title of the ruler of Abyssinia, 1590s, from Amharic negush "king," from stem of nagasha "he forced, ruled."