from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lemonade.


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  • Day, and made many a lemon-squash: there was double narcissus in flower everywhere; it sprouted up in the grass paths which divided our garden, and got badly trodden down: there were rows and rows of beans, which scented the air: last of all, there were some red geraniums in flower.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • In the saloon the Indians naturally gathered to their own tables, but in fine weather they entered into the usual deck life of a liner, sat about in deck-chairs, made some show of reading, chiefly English light literature, made an attempt at the stereotyped deck games, played cards largely, and discovered that lemon-squash was a cooling drink, and those who could afford it went in for it often.

    India and the Indians

  • Expeditionary Force Canteens 'price-list at from 76 to 80 francs a dozen, but there were days and days when none was to be bought, and no lime-juice and no bottled lemon-squash either.

    Pushed and the Return Push

  • The "little milliner" was nowhere to be seen, and Kitty herself was ensconced on the Chesterfield, enjoying an iced lemon-squash and a cigarette, while Penelope and Barry were downstairs playing a desultory game of billiards.

    The Moon out of Reach

  • "I will go and make you a lemon-squash," she said coldly; "you are possibly thirsty."

    In the Mist of the Mountains

  • Freddy poured himself out a lemon-squash and drank it off.

    There was a King in Egypt

  • And no doubt you're better suited drinking lemon-squash in town.

    The Man from Snowy River

  • He waved aside tea, and called for a lemon-squash.

    Parrot & Co.

  • 'They're brought up on lemon-squash and mobilisation text-books.

    A Diversity of Creatures

  • Instead of tea, those who liked had black coffee with thick cream, and the others drank what I should call lemon-squash, but they all spoke of it as lemonade.

    Lady Betty Across the Water


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