Origin of posset
Examples from the Web for posset
Now presently the door opened, and Mrs. Posset came in, with her basket of stockings to mend.
“Stir the posset as he bids you, Eliza, and then be off wid yourself,” says he.Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 3|Various
She had travelled all day without tasting food, and the posset took her from a very painful train of thought.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals|Ann S. Stephens
All day long she tossed and moaned in feverish pain, to the great distress of her good uncle, and the faithful Mrs. Posset.
Go in to Mrs. Posset at once, give her my compliments, and tell her I wish her joy of you.
British Dictionary definitions for posset
Word Origin for posset
Word Origin and History for posset
spiced drink of hot milk and liquor, mid-15c., of unknown origin.