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posset

[pos-it] /ˈpɒs ɪt/
noun
1.
a drink made of hot milk curdled with ale, wine, or the like, often sweetened and spiced.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English poshote, possot < ?
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posset

/ˈpɒsɪt/
noun
1.
a drink of hot milk curdled with ale, beer, etc, flavoured with spices, formerly used as a remedy for colds
Word Origin
C15 poshoote, of unknown origin
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n.

spiced drink of hot milk and liquor, mid-15c., of unknown origin.

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