from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of syllabub.
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- n. Alternative spelling of syllabub.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dish made by mixing wine or cider with milk, and thus forming a soft curd; also, sweetened cream, flavored with wine and beaten to a stiff froth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sillibub.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. spiced hot milk with rum or wine
- n. sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor
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December 17, 2007 at 1:42 am sry, Ambercat, nawt pawsybl tu sai “fuxin yr persepshunz” in wun-sillabub werdz
Take two porringers of cream and one of white wine, grate in the skin of a lemon, take the whites of three eggs, sweeten it to your taste, then whip it with a whisk, take off the froth as it rises, and put it into your sillabub-glasses or pots, whether you have, then they are fit for use.
We came presently to a little stone summerhouse or arbour, enclustered with leaves and flowers of ivy and convolvulus, wherein two great dishes of cherries stood and bowls of honeycomb and sillabub.
Mary Magdalen salvaged a fine china sillabub stand, with little white-and-gold covered cups on it, from
At a minuet or sillabub, poor Antoinette was unrivaled; and Charles, on the tightrope, was so graceful and so gentil that Madame Saqui might envy him.
Having employed about two hours in retirement, I sallied out at the first summons to breakfast, where our conversation with the ladies, like whip sillabub, was very pretty, but had nothing in it.
The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the History of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; A Journey to the Land of Eden, A. D. 1733; and A Progress to the Mines. Written from 1728 to 1736, and Now First Published
It nevertheless involved a charm, on which -- a devoted epicure of my own emotions -- I resolved to pause, and enjoy the moral sillabub until quite dissolved away.
'We were just saying how nice it would be to have two or three pretty girls, and a sillabub, under those cedars,' replied Captain Bouncey.
Hints that are not followed up; information not elaborated into a thin pedagogic sillabub or froth; seed that is sown on the waters with no thought of reaping; faith in a God who does not pay at the end of each week, month, or year, but who always pays abundantly some time; training which does not develop hypertrophied memory-pouches that carry, or creative powers that discover and produce -- these are lines on which such an institution should develop.
(also spelt sillabub) ` a drink or dish made of milk or cream, curdled by the admixture of wine, cider, or other acid, and often sweetened or flavored 'is a corruption (involving metathesis) of the Italian zabaglione, which is after all a pretty similar concoction.