- a drink made of hot milk curdled with ale, wine, or the like, often sweetened and spiced.
Origin of posset
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Mrs. Posset is teaching me to darn, and it is my duty, but I don't like my duty.
You will have time to pack their things in the morning, Mrs. Posset.
Good against a shaking Feuer, taken in a posset drinke fasting.A New Orchard And Garden
"Stir the posset as he bids you, Eliza, and then be off wid yourself," says he.Stories of Comedy
Meanwhile the posset was got ready, and given to the newly-married couple.
- a drink of hot milk curdled with ale, beer, etc, flavoured with spices, formerly used as a remedy for colds
Word Origin for posset
spiced drink of hot milk and liquor, mid-15c., of unknown origin.