Definition of Saloop

1. n. An aromatic drink prepared from sassafras bark and other ingredients, at one time much used in London.



Definition of Saloop

1. Noun. (dated) An aromatic drink prepared from sassafras bark and other ingredients, once popular in London, England. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saloop

1. a hot drink made from an infusion of aromatic herbs [n -S]

Medical Definition of Saloop

1. An aromatic drink prepared from sassafras bark and other ingredients, at one time much used in London. Saloop bush, an Australian shrub (Rhagodia hastata) of the Goosefoot family, used for fodder. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saloop

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salon
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salonnières
salons
saloon keeper
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saloonkeepers
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saloop (current term)
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Literary usage of Saloop

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1. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"saloop was vended both in houses and street-stalls. This saloop was a kind of infusion of sassafras, served hot with milk and sugar in the same manner as ..."

2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"saloop. Boil a little water, wine, lemon-peel, and sugar, together : then mix with a small quantity of the powder, previously rubbed smooth, with a little ..."

3. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"This saloop was a kind of infusion of sassafras, served hot with milk and sugar in the same manner as coffee, and was sold at from one penny to sixpence per ..."

4. Beverages and Sauces of Colonial Virginia, 1607-1907 by L. S. F., Laura Simkins Fitchett (1906)
"saloop Mode.—Take a quart of fair water, and let it boil one-fourth hour; then put in one-fourth ounce of saloop finely powdered, and let it boil one-half ..."

5. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"saloop, or Sassafras tea. With milk and sugar, a drink still sold to the working classes in the early morning in London. (Sassafras.) Sal prunella. (Ckem. ..."

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