Definition of Hippocras

1. n. A cordial made of spiced wine, etc.



Definition of Hippocras

1. Noun. A cordial made of spiced wine, etc. ¹

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Definition of Hippocras

1. [n -CRASES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippocras

hippocampal sclerosis
hippocampal sulcus
hippocampally
hippocampi
hippocampocortical
hippocamps
hippocampus
hippocampus major
hippocampus minor
hippocaust
hippocausts
hippocentaur
hippocentaurs
hippocephalic
hippocras (current term)
hippocrases
hippocrates
hippocratic
hippocratic face
hippocratic facies
hippocratic fingers
hippocratic nails
hippocratic oath
hippocratic school
hippocratic succussion sound
hippocratism
hippocrepian
hippocrepians
hippocrepiform

Literary usage of Hippocras

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"hippocras. A medicated drink, composed usually of red wiue, but sometimes white, with the addition of sugar and spices. Some would derive it from ..."

2. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... and tribulation, not to be recovered by the Protestant or Catholique liquour, either Ale or strong beer, or Sack, or Claret, or hippocras, or Muscadine, ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"Under the name of "grains " they were used as pepper, and as an ingredient of a spiced wine—hippocras—containing also ginger and cinnamon, they were quite ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"hippocras, a medicinal drink, composed of wine, with spices and other ... There are various kinds of hippocras, according to the kind of wine and the other ..."

5. Salopian Shreds and Patches (1880)
"a "liquor made of wine and honey clarify'd by boiling," very like hippocras. .... hippocras ..."

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