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Tom and Jerry

a hot drink made of rum and water or milk, beaten eggs, spices, and sugar.
Origin of Tom and Jerry
1820-30; named after the principal characters in Life in London (1821) by Pierce Egan (died 1849), English writer Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To say that it is a slouch hat, or a felt hat, or a tom-and-jerry hat, conveys no idea of the hat in question.

    Travelling Sketches. Anthony Trollope

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