Origin of hippocras
Examples from the Web for hippocras
To these their Norman successors added clarr, garhiofilac, and hippocras.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
Hippocras, hip′o-kras, n. an aromatic medicated wine, formerly much used as a cordial.
Hippocras, hypocras bag, a bag used in making hippocras, a medicinal drink consisting of spiced wines.
Neither wine nor hippocras had befogged the stout heads of the Assyrians, nor loosened their canny tongues.Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity|Alexandre Kuprin
Then pour it into an Hippocras bag, and let it run through it two or three times, to be very clear.