pink-lady

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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