American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mint julep.
- n. A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sweet drink; a demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture.
- n. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs. a sweet, demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture, used as a vehicle.
- n. U.S. An alcoholic beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint; -- called also
- n. bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
- From Persian گلاب (golâb). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, a sugar syrup, from Old French, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb, rosewater : gul, rose (from Middle Persian vardā) + āb, water (from Middle Persian āp, from Old Persian). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It is for what you call a julep-cocktail," she replied gravely.”
“The classic Derby drink is the mint julep, which is made with bourbon and a lot of sugar.”
“As the mint and one or two other necessary ingredients were lacking to our family stores, the idea of julep was dismissed as a vain dream, and its place supplied by iced Congress water, a liquid which my cousin characterized, in a hasty aside to me, as being a drink fit only for imbecile infants of a tender age.”
“With me, at least, gratitude for repeated refreshment shall long keep your memory green -- green as the mint-sprays that, when your last "julep" is mingled, should surely be strewn, unsparingly, on your grave.”
“A 'cobbler,' or a 'julep' has lost its attractions; but get up some new name for an old compound, and you go all before the wind again. ”
“Photographs by Caroline Allison for The Wall Street Journal The Comfy Cow: Ice cream flavors like mint julep at Derby time and a Georgia butter pecan with chocolate chips and a splash of Old Forrester bourbon make this retro-soda fountain a local hot spot.”
“The Comfy Cow: Ice cream flavors like mint julep at Derby time and a Georgia butter pecan with chocolate chips and a splash of Old Forrester bourbon make this retro-soda fountain a local hot spot. thecomfycow.com”
“Fortunately, racing and drinking have always been inseparable and there are many tasty classics created in the name of equine pursuits that are far easier to pull off than the popular julep.”
“Jerry Slater, director of restaurants at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville, Ky., demonstrates how to make a classic mint julep.”
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