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Claret cup

noun
1.
A punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit.






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"Claret cup" Quotes from Famous Books



... brittle bone, a rickety prop for the irreproachable summer suit bought with Anthony's money. He scowled at the tables covered with fine white linen, and at the costly silver and old china, at the sandwiches and cakes and ices, and the piled-up fruits and the claret cup and champagne cup glowing and shining in the tall glass jugs, and at the pretty maidservants going to and fro ...
— The Tree of Heaven • May Sinclair

... resist her. She had a true siren power of fascination. The next minute saw him seated in the cool, shady boudoir, where the mellow light came in, rose-filtered through the silken blinds, and the perfumed air was sweet. Lady Peters, full of solicitude, was there, with the iced claret cup, thinking he was tired and-warm. It was so like home that he could not help ...
— Wife in Name Only • Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)



Words linked to "Claret cup" :   cup, brandy



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