- a cordial or liqueur made from gin flavored with sloes.
Origin of sloe gin
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for sloe gin
Thus, at half-past ten, we find her officers drinking the toast of Deutschland unter Alles in sloe-gin.The Heroic Record of the British Navy
The bottle of sloe-gin was getting low, and her spirits were proportionally high.
The lady's carriage was often kept at a walking pace by these human slugs with their fill of sloe-gin.
- gin flavoured with sloe juice
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