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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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  • Thus, at half-past ten, we find her officers drinking the toast of Deutschland unter Alles in sloe-gin.

  • The bottle of sloe-gin was getting low, and her spirits were proportionally high.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
  • The lady's carriage was often kept at a walking pace by these human slugs with their fill of sloe-gin.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
British Dictionary definitions for sloe-gin

sloe gin

noun
1.
gin flavoured with sloe juice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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