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sloe gin

noun
1.
a cordial or liqueur made from gin flavored with sloes.
Origin of sloe gin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • The effect of a couple of large glasses of sloe gin was quickly apparent.

    Simon J. Storer Clouston
  • The manufacture of sloe gin is as simple as that of cherry brandy.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • An' bring the white bob full of beer—an' whisky, an' water—an' some o' the sloe gin; an' devel knows how many glasses.

    The Devil's Garden W. B. Maxwell
  • Boil the sloe gin and quinine to a frazzle, put in the pampooties, cut in thin slices, and take out an insurance policy.

British Dictionary definitions for sloe gin

sloe gin

noun
1.
gin flavoured with sloe juice
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