a sweet drink, variously prepared and sometimes medicated.
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How to use julep in a sentence
The true origins of the mint julep, however, stretch back considerably further.
So when you take that first frosty sip of your mint julep in celebration of the Kentucky Derby, enjoy it.
Take of syrup of mugwort one ounce, syrup of maiden-hair two ounces, pulv-elect triasand one drachm; make a julep.The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher | Anonymous
The monologue concluded with a quaint, delicious, witty little lecture on the art of concocting a julep, illustrated by the act.Sixes and Sevens | O. Henry
The mint-julep does not belong to the tulip family, although the latter has a strong affinity for it.The Foolish Almanak | Anonymous
A dose of neutral saline julep was directed to be taken every fourth hour.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses | William Withering
The president of that road is my friend, gentlemen, and a better man never mixed a julep!The Long Roll | Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for julep
a sweet drink, variously prepared and sometimes medicated
mainly US short for mint julep
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