pink lady

noun
1.
a cocktail made with gin, grenadine, and the white of eggs, shaken and strained before serving.
2.
(often initial capital letters) a female volunteer in a hospital, usually wearing a pink uniform or pinafore.
Compare candy striper.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism

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pink lady

noun
a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice 
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Example sentences
Pink lady slipper orchids can be observed in the pine areas.
These damp areas host interesting flora including beautiful pink lady's
  slippers, which bloom in the early spring.
The common pink lady beetle eats many aphids, and spined soldier bugs are
  general predators as well.
The pink lady slipper orchid is an excellent example of a pollinator-attracting
  flower.
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