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an iced drink made from gin and water, sweetened, and flavoured with lemon or lime juice
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Examples from the Web for gin sling
He was amazed; for whatever his fondness might have been for gin-sling, it was not his habit to put it on the table.
Then for "gin-sling" he read "gunning," and "gun sing," and "grinning," all of course to be abandoned in their turn.