Origin of julep
Examples from the Web for julep
Sulphate of copper, 10 gr.; camphor mixture (julep), 1⁄2 pint; dissolve.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Champney moistened his dry lips with the julep and uttered a nervous laugh.Sally Dows and Other Stories|Bret Harte
Ice is as grateful in your dog-day literature as in your August julep.
He dropped in almost daily for his afternoon julep on the shaded porch that overlooked her garden.Why Joan?|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
On that morning during the big meeting General Price must make his own julep.A House Party with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
British Dictionary definitions for julep
Word Origin for julep
Word Origin and History for julep
late 14c., a syrupy drink in which medicine was given, from Old French julep (14c.), from Medieval Latin julapium, from Arabic julab, from Persian gulab "rose water," from gul "rose" (related to Greek rhodon, Latin rosa) + ab "water," from PIE root *ap- (see water (n.1)). Sense of "alcoholic drink flavored with mint" is first recorded 1787, American English.