Roman punch

  1. a lemon-water ice flavored with rum or other alcoholic beverage.

Origin of Roman punch

First recorded in 1820–30

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

How to use Roman punch in a sentence

  • "Quails and Roman punch," said my friend with tears in his voice.

    Seeing and Hearing | George W. E. Russell
  • The last thing before serving fill the centres with well-frozen Roman-punch ice.

    Choice Cookery | Catherine Owen
  • Roman punch has a cupful or two gills of rum added to a quart of lemon-ice.

    The Century Cook Book | Mary Ronald