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white lady

noun
1.
a cocktail consisting of gin, Cointreau, and lemon juice
2.
(Austral, informal) methylated spirits as a drink, sometimes mixed with shoe polish or other additives
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  • She found a friend in a white lady, who knew her story and helped her on her way.

  • He was not hungry, but he wanted to stay with the white lady and be her slave.

  • It be a suddint and bloody end to meet th' white lady of th' pit.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • “Yes, the white lady,” says the old woman as pleasantly as possible.

    Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand
  • The white lady must in the meantime smile on the British commander.

  • She laughed when she remembered her ghastly fear of the white lady's death-grip!

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • As for this matter of the white lady and her companion it is one that we can inquire into at leisure.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard

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