lemon squash


noun British.

lemon soda; a soft drink of lemon juice and soda water.

Origin of lemon squash

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for lemon squash

Historical Examples of lemon squash

  • I will go and make you a lemon-squash,” she said coldly; “you are possibly thirsty.

  • I should like a strawberry ice, and a lemon-squash, and a millefeuille cake.

    The Roll-Call

    Arnold Bennett

  • And as the colonel moved off she added, Just tell them that Ill have lemon-squash instead of tea, will you?

  • Jack called for a lemon-squash, and turned his wine-glasses upside down.

    My Lord Duke

    E. W. Hornung

  • As Lily was stirring her lemon-squash, her languid forearm looked very white swaying from the somber mufflings of her cloak.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2

    Compton Mackenzie

British Dictionary definitions for lemon squash

lemon squash


British a drink made from a sweetened lemon concentrate and water
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