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sangaree

[sang-guh-ree] /ˌsæŋ gəˈri/
noun
1.
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  • Spiced wines were much sold at taverns, sangaree and mulled wines.

    Stage-coach and Tavern Days Alice Morse Earle
  • At the which she screamed with rage, and threw at me a jug of sangaree.

  • Pinky had emptied her glass of sangaree before she was half through with her oysters, and kept urging Flora to drink.

    Cast Adrift T. S. Arthur
  • There 'r' jujube paste patties, macaroons, and sangaree, Mars' Li'nel.

    Maid Sally Harriet A. Cheever
  • There was something in the taste of the sangaree that Flora did not like—a flavor that was not of wine.

    Cast Adrift T. S. Arthur
  • “Like it all the better,” rejoined the major, with his head again half buried in the sangaree glass.

    Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard
  • Napoleon wore a loose linen coat and a broad brimmed planter's hat, and looked as red as the sangaree, but nowise as comfortable.

  • I was remarking that sangaree and calipash, mangoes and guava jelly, dispose the heart to love, and so they do.

  • “Then sangaree Jack proved faithful, and told you the position in which we have been placed,” said Higson.

    The Three Lieutenants W.H.G. Kingston
  • I'll have Betty bring you a sangaree; there's a fan on the window-sill, if you want it; I never have patience to use a fan.

    John Ward, Preacher Margaret Deland
British Dictionary definitions for sangaree

sangaree

/ˌsæŋɡəˈriː/
noun
1.
a spiced drink similar to sangria
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish sangría a bleeding, from sangre blood, from Latin sanguis; see sanguine
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