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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor; Spiced hot milk with rum or wine.

Usage examples (33)
  • It has always struck me as self-evident that the English word syllabub
  • I was being initiated into the mystic sweets of "syllabub," a Southern concoction of which my sober Scotch folks had never heard.
  • True, though syllabub isn't as alcoholic as all that.
  • In cold weather wine jelly often took the place of syllabub. for more
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