Definition of Claret cup
1. Noun. A punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit.
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Literary usage of Claret cup
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1. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"In 1848 he published Biscuits and Grog, The claret cup, and Hearts are Trumps; in 1849, King Dobbs; and in 1850 Singleton Fontenoy, a novel of sea-life, ..."
2. Beverages and Sauces of Colonial Virginia, 1607-1907 by L. S. F. (Laura Simkins Fitchett), L. S. F. (1906)
"GOVERNOR BERKELEY'S claret cup "Then stand to your glasses steady, Here's a health to those we prize, Here's a toast to the dead already, And here's to the ..."
3. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"In 1848 he published Biscuits and Grog, The claret cup, and Hearts are Trumps; in 1849, ... claret cup ..."
4. The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially by Milon W. Ellsworth, Tinnie Ellsworth (1882)
"claret cup. Put into a bowl three bottles of soda water, and one bottle of claret. Pare a lemon very thin and grate a nutmeg; add to these, in a jug, ..."