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Definition of "milk-punch" [milk-punch]

  • A drink made of milk, spirits (usually brandy, rum, or whisky), sugar, and nutmeg. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "milk-punch" in a sentence
  • "One 1883 "Treatise on Therapeutics" declared that "in milk-punch are furnished the stimulant to digestion and the most perfect food known for digestion.""
  • "(He had been one of the hardest livers and hardest readers of his time at Oxbridge, where the name of Stunning Warrington was yet famous for beating bargemen, pulling matches, winning prizes, and drinking milk-punch.)"
  • "Here is Jack moaning with despair and Byronic misanthropy, whose career at the university was one of unmixed milk-punch."