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orangeade

[awr-inj-eyd, -in-jeyd, or-]
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noun
  1. a beverage consisting of orange juice, sweetener, and water, sometimes carbonated.
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Origin of orangeade

From French, dating back to 1700–10; see origin at orange, -ade2
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Examples from the Web for orangeade

Historical Examples

  • A glass of orangeade will sometimes satisfy this unnatural craving.

    The Mother and Her Child

    William S. Sadler

  • In several booths were orangeade, lemonade, and other soft drinks.

  • Tea and cake and orangeade were served, while the guests sat and gossiped.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • Orangeade and lemonade are found valuable in relieving the thirst.

    Dietetics for Nurses

    Fairfax T. Proudfit

  • I thought that orangeade might meet the case, but the waiter mentioned a mint julep.

    Over Here

    Hector MacQuarrie


British Dictionary definitions for orangeade

orangeade

noun
  1. an effervescent or still orange-flavoured drink
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Word Origin and History for orangeade

n.

from French, from orange + ending from lemonade.

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