from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A refreshment consisting of scoops of ice cream in a mixture of soda water and syrup.
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- n. a drink of cream soda (or similar) mixed with ice-cream
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- n. a drink with ice cream floating in it
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He was incapable of speech, mumbled his order, looked anxiously at the clock, despatched his ice-cream soda in tremendous haste, and was gone.
"Well, I was whisperin 'it'd be a good idea if you could dig up a gentleman friend - for her" (indicating her companion), "and then, we could go off an 'have ice-cream soda somewhere, or coffee, or anything."