milk punch

  1. a beverage containing milk and alcoholic liquor with sugar, flavoring, etc.

Origin of milk punch

First recorded in 1695–1705

Words Nearby milk punch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use milk punch in a sentence

  • "Mother's man must have his milk punch," said Nona, going into the next room to prepare it.

    A Speckled Bird | Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • She passed him without reply, and when the milk punch had been given, she stooped suddenly and kissed her child twice.

    A Speckled Bird | Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • Mr. Shippen said, "We will cross over to the 'Rose of Bath' and have a little milk-punch before we ride back."

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker | S. Weir Mitchell
  • Eggnog and milk punch are at times given, but only upon the advice of the physician in charge.

    Dietetics for Nurses | Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • Meat essences, milk, eggs, and milk-punch were given as methodically as drugs.

British Dictionary definitions for milk punch

milk punch

  1. a spiced drink made of milk and spirits

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