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- n. Alternative spelling of vermouth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A liqueur made of white wine, absinthe, and various aromatic drugs, used to excite the appetite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sort of mild cordial consisting of white wine flavored with wormwood and other ingredients.
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When he felt hungry, he went into the dining-room, took a biscuit or two, and a glass of vermuth.
Then comes the dessert -- an iced cream, cakes, nuts, raisins, cheese, and coffee with brandy, and then cigars and vermuth or some cordial.
In the saloon bar of an adjacent public-house, Freddy unburdened himself fully and frankly while he sipped the mixed vermuth.
As the clear atmosphere of the valley became darkened by the shadows of the night, and the colours of the hills faded into an uniform black, the groups would gather round the various mess tents, and with vermuth, cigarettes and conversation pass away the pleasant half-hour before dinner and "sniping" began.
Taking a jolt of "chandu" in a Limehouse room is about as exciting as taking a mixed vermuth at the Leicester Lounge.
Bronx is mixed and the Martini shimmers in the first rays of the electric light, then I humanize and harmonize, For me gin is a tonic, rum a restorative, vermuth a balm.
Mixed vermuth for me; but Tommy must have a very small one: she gets drunk on nothing.
Peter watched with a smile on his face and a curious medley of feelings, while the Lieutenant explained, that they could not stop to lunch, that they would take three mixed vermuth, and that he would come and help her get them.
You taught me the ingredients once -- three dashes orange bitters; two dashes acid phosphate; half a jigger of whisky; half a jigger of Italian vermuth.
Some one had given her a glass of mixed absinthe, vermuth, and rum, and with confidence in the giver she had tossed it down.