If there had been time, they would have laughed the thing off presently over a mint-julep.
The mint-julep does not belong to the tulip family, although the latter has a strong affinity for it.
Such is the effect of too copious draughts from that Hippocrene which alternately discharges cock-tail and mint-julep.
Their dinners were eaten at long tables under the trees, with a tub of iced toddy or mint-julep in the shade near by.
"There's one capital thing about a mint-julep," he said comfortably, and smacked appreciative lips.
If you come in, introduce yourself by asking for 'a good old Kentucky mint-julep,' Practically no one ever asks for those.
The colonel was mixing a mint-julep by an open window which gave upon the garden.