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lemon squash

noun, British
lemon soda; a soft drink of lemon juice and soda water.
Origin of lemon squash
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Jack called for a lemon-squash, and turned his wine-glasses upside down.

    My Lord Duke E. W. Hornung
  • I will go and make you a lemon-squash,” she said coldly; “you are possibly thirsty.

  • As Lily was stirring her lemon-squash, her languid forearm looked very white swaying from the somber mufflings of her cloak.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2 Compton Mackenzie
  • And as the colonel moved off she added, Just tell them that Ill have lemon-squash instead of tea, will you?

    Christmas Roses and Other Stories Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • I should like a strawberry ice, and a lemon-squash, and a millefeuille cake.

    The Roll-Call Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for lemon-squash

lemon squash

(Brit) a drink made from a sweetened lemon concentrate and water
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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