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mint julep

an alcoholic drink traditionally made with bourbon, sugar, and finely cracked ice and garnished with sprigs of mint, served in a tall, frosted glass: also made with other kinds of whiskey, brandy, and sometimes rum.
1800-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for mint julep

mint julep

(mainly US) a long drink consisting of bourbon whiskey, crushed ice, sugar, and sprigs of mint
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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