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sangaree

[sang-guh-ree] /ˌsæŋ gəˈri/
noun
1.
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  • At the which she screamed with rage, and threw at me a jug of sangaree.

  • There was something in the taste of the sangaree that Flora did not like—a flavor that was not of wine.

    Cast Adrift T. S. Arthur
  • “Like it all the better,” rejoined the major, with his head again half buried in the sangaree glass.

    Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard
  • There 'r' jujube paste patties, macaroons, and sangaree, Mars' Li'nel.

    Maid Sally Harriet A. Cheever
  • Spiced wines were much sold at taverns, sangaree and mulled wines.

    Stage-coach and Tavern Days Alice Morse Earle
  • I was remarking that sangaree and calipash, mangoes and guava jelly, dispose the heart to love, and so they do.

  • I'll have Betty bring you a sangaree; there's a fan on the window-sill, if you want it; I never have patience to use a fan.

    John Ward, Preacher Margaret Deland
  • Mr. Swain had his negro, Romney, place chairs for us under the apple tree, and bring out pipes and sangaree.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • He ceased talking, and sat sipping his sangaree in the abstracted manner common to him.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • At funerals in old New York it was customary to serve hot wine in winter and sangaree in summer.

    Americana Ebrietatis Hewson L. Peeke
British Dictionary definitions for sangaree

sangaree

/ˌsæŋɡəˈriː/
noun
1.
a spiced drink similar to sangria
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish sangría a bleeding, from sangre blood, from Latin sanguis; see sanguine
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