Cool-tankard

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cool-tankard a cooling drink of wine and water, with lemon-juice, spices, and borage: a local name of borage
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cól; Ger. kühl. See Cold and Chill.

Usage

In literature:

Miss Kennedy served two gentlemen with tankards of cool stout.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
He would have done better to take a sip of the cool tankard, and a slice of the cold beef.
"Sketches and Studies" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Borage, wine, water, lemon and sugar make an English drink called Cool Tankard.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
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