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Definition of "orange-water" [orange-water]

  • A favorite perfume formerly made by distilling orange-blossoms with sweet wine or other spirit. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "orange-water" in a sentence
  • "In old Spain it is somewhat differently made; two or three kinds of flowers, also the pods of Campeche, almonds, and hazel-nuts, being mixed up with it, while the paste is worked with orange-water."
  • "In pounding them, always add a little rose or orange-water, with fine sugar, to prevent their becoming oily."
  • "While I lived I always had my pavements cleared in winter, and all the ice and snow shoveled away was given back to me in orange-water ices, Roman punch, vanilla and pistachio creams, frozen fruits, cobblers, juleps, and smashes. '"