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sloe gin

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noun
  1. a cordial or liqueur made from gin flavored with sloes.
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Origin of sloe gin

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for sloe gin

Historical Examples

  • 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

    Archibald Hurd

  • The bottle of sloe-gin was getting low, and her spirits were proportionally high.

    Furze the Cruel

    John Trevena

  • The lady's carriage was often kept at a walking pace by these human slugs with their fill of sloe-gin.

    Furze the Cruel

    John Trevena


British Dictionary definitions for sloe gin

sloe gin

noun
  1. gin flavoured with sloe juice
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