from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A punch in which lime-juice is substituted for lemon-juice.


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  • At the lime-punch reception I shepherded Hesta past a good many pale old maids and mothers and well-brought-up American racist males who tried, by raised eyebrows and frowns, to show my valiant lady-companion she was out of her element.

    Noble Norfleet

  • Falconer, in consequence of the whole party making free with lime-punch on the eve of its being launched.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)


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