posset

posset

[pos-it]
noun
a drink made of hot milk curdled with ale, wine, or the like, often sweetened and spiced.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English poshote, possot < ?

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posset (ˈpɒsɪt)
 
n
a drink of hot milk curdled with ale, beer, etc, flavoured with spices, formerly used as a remedy for colds
 
[C15 poshoote, of unknown origin]

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