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julep


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Julep  \Ju"lep\,  n.  [F.,  fr  Sp  julepe,  fr  Ar  &  Per.  jul[=a]b, 
  jull[=a]b,  fr  Per.  gul[=a]b  rose  water  and  julep;  gul  rose  + 
  [=a]b  water.] 
  1.  A  refreshing  drink  flavored  with  aromatic  herbs;  esp. 
  (Med.),  a  sweet,  demulcent,  acidulous,  or  mucilaginous 
  mixture,  used  as  a  vehicle.  --Milton. 
 
  Honey  in  woods,  juleps  in  brooks.  --  H.  Vaughan. 
 
  2.  A  beverage  composed  of  brandy,  whisky,  or  some  other 
  spirituous  liquor,  with  sugar,  pounded  ice,  and  sprigs  of 
  mint;  --  called  also  {mint  julep}.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  julep 
  n  :  bourbon  and  sugar  and  mint  over  crushed  ice  [syn:  {mint 
  julep}] 




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