American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drink consisting of milk or cream, sugar, and eggs beaten together and often mixed with an alcoholic liquor such as rum or brandy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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.
- n. A beverage based on milk, eggs, sugar, and nutmeg; often made alcoholic with rum, brandy or whisky; popular at Christmas.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A drink consisting of eggs beaten up with sugar, milk, and (usually) wine or spirits.
- n. A drink make from eggs beaten with milk, cream, and sugar, often spiked with rum or other alcoholic liquor, and sometimes seasoned with cinnamon; usually spelled
eggnog. It is a traditional drink served at social gatherings during the Christmas season.
- n. a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
- egg1 + nog, ale. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“My favorite eggnog is an uncooked eggnog, which can be made with pasteurized eggs - not eggs from a carton, but eggs pasteurized in-shell - or regular eggs.”
“So the eggnog is made and the tree is up and waiting to be trimmed.”
“Seeing as eggnog is full of potentially hazardous milk and eggs (albeit pasteurised), I wasn't going to hedge my bets that someone drinking the rest of it was going to walk away unscathed.”
“Tell them never mind, because eggnog is atrocious.”
“A great way of using up that leftover eggnog from the holidays.”
“The stockings are hung, the eggnog is flowing, and Vince Vaughn is in a terrible Christmas movie.”
“Rompope, or "Mexican eggnog," is one version of the many combinations of egg, milk, sugar and spirits that are traditionally used to toast the winter holidays in Europe and the Americas.”
“The eggnog is mixed with a bit of milk and nutmeg and vanilla are added to complement the flavor of the ‘nog.”
“My impressions is that most people have never had homemade eggnog, which is a completely different, and infinitely better, than the store bought carton stuff.”
“Many of us entertain with that yummy, frothy goodness known as eggnog during the holidays.”
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