eggnog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eggnog a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eggnog A drink consisting of eggs beaten up with sugar, milk, and (usually) wine or spirits.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eggnog A sweet, rich and stimulating cold drink made of eggs, milk, sugar, and spirits. The yolks of the eggs are thoroughly mixed with the sugar (a tablespoonful for each egg), and half a pint of spirits is added for each dozen of eggs. Lastly, half a pint of milk for each egg is stirred in. The whites of the eggs are used to make a froth.
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Usage

In literature:

Willits has had very little experience in this sort of thing and is mixing his eggnog with everything within his reach.
"Kennedy Square" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Aunt Elizabeth sat down on the step and mother brought her an eggnog.
"The Whole Family A Novel by Twelve Authors" by William Dean Howells, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Mary Heaton Vorse, Mary Stewart Cutting, Elizabeth Jordan, John Kendrick Bangs, Henry James, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Edith Wyatt, Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, Alice Brown, Henry Van Dyke
There's eggnog to your liking, Mr. Bill, and just a sip of this, Miss Lydia, to warm you up.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
At the club he ordered eggnog and sandwiches sent to her room, whither he followed her, helpless to cope with her tears.
"Bambi" by Marjorie Benton Cooke
We would have eggnog and ten or fifteen cakes.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Then the red-haired person gave the eggnog to Higgins and both disappeared.
"Love Stories" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
To cover his confusion Turner called for eggnog.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Atter dat evvybody would hav' eggnog an' barbecue an' cake effen dey had de money to buy it.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
A glass of "cream gruel," milk, cocoa, or eggnog at the close of each meal, with a glass just before retiring.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Weeks passed and with each one new experiments disclosed new uses for the amazing Eggnog.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
After dinner came apple-toddy and eggnog, and the great ovation to the Christmas good cheer was at an end.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Amzi fortified himself with another glass of eggnog.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
Frozen eggnog and fig cake are a change from the regulation ice cream.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
He git de jug of whiskey and plenty eggs and make de big eggnog for everybody.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Follow recipe for plain eggnog, substituting 2 tablespoonfuls of strong coffee for the rum.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
How is the eggnog getting on, Marie?
"Fires of St. John" by Hermann Sudermann
Now you must try some of my eggnog and fruit cake.
"Back at School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
They hurried me with my toilet; they worried me to come down and see the Christmas tree, and get some eggnog.
"The Haunted Homestead" by E. D. E. N. Southworth
But there was an eggnog for us, and a cooled punch, and a syllabub and cakes.
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
In some way the eggnog cups seemed to steal out on a side table.
"With the Battle Fleet" by Franklin Matthews
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In news:

How to make traditional eggnog.
Eggnog – It's What's For Christmas.
The path to business success sometimes leads to something like the great Easter eggnog fiasco.
High anxiety, stress, rushing around like there is no tomorrow and eggnog.
Thanksgiving feasts, eggnog lattes, too many cocktails it all calls for a cleansing meal at True Food Kitchen.
But there's only one beverage that makes his wish list as a grownup: eggnog.
This is the perfect recipe for your after-holiday party when you have eggnog left over – and especially if you've already 'spiked' it with your favorite liquor.
A comprehensive listing of all the jingle belling, caroling, Nutcrackering and eggnogging taking place in Orlando this holiday season.
Red Velvet Cupcakes With Eggnog-Cream-Cheese Frosting .
COLUMBIA CITY — Eggnog, pumpkin pie, cookies and candies — it's enough to make anyone's mouth water.
Here are a few holiday cocktail alternatives to ho-hum rum and eggnog.
Starbucks' Eggnog Latte may be pushing the envelope of bad holiday food a little too far.
Whether it's sprinkled on eggnog, baked into spice cake or blended into a latte, this pungent spice can evoke memories of holidays past.
Simply put do you eggnog.
Eggnog sets the holiday mood .
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