claret cup


noun

an iced beverage made of claret and carbonated water with lemon juice, brandy or other spirits, fruits, and sugar.

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Origin of claret cup

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for claret cup

claret cup

noun

an iced drink made of claret, brandy, lemon, sugar, and sometimes sherry, Curaçao, etc
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