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Examples from the Web for sillabub
Another such drink was sillabub, in one form made of cider with sugar, nutmeg, and cream added.The Historical Child
- a variant spelling of syllabub
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Word Origin and History for sillabub
also sillibub, syllabub, etc., 1530s, of unknown origin. Drink or dish of milk and wine or cider, often sweetened. Figurative sense of "floridly vapid prose" is from 1706.
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