syllabub

syllabub

[sil-uh-buhb]
noun
1.
a drink of milk or cream sweetened, flavored, and mixed with wine or cider.
2.
a dessert of beaten cream that is thickened with gelatin, sweetened, and flavored with wine or liquor.
3.
a glass or punch cup in which syllabub is served.

Origin:
1530–40; earlier sollybubbe, sillabub, of obscure origin

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syllabub or sillabub (ˈsɪləˌbʌb)
 
n
1.  a spiced drink made of milk with rum, port, brandy, or wine, often hot
2.  (Brit) a cold dessert made from milk or cream beaten with sugar, wine, and lemon juice
 
[C16: of unknown origin]
 
sillabub or sillabub
 
n
 
[C16: of unknown origin]

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