Definition of Tom Collins

1. Noun. Tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice.

Exact synonyms: Collins
Generic synonyms: Highball

Definition of Tom Collins

1. Noun. A cocktail containing containing gin, lemon juice, sugar, and a splash of soda. ¹

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Literary usage of Tom Collins

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1. Rambling Recollections by Henry Drummond Wolff (1908)
"CHAPTER XLV Characteristics of Members of Parliament—Contemporaries in the House—Mr. Labouchere—" Tom Collins "—Irish Party—Different Members. ..."

2. A Diary of Two Parliaments by Henry William Lucy (1886)
"But though Mr. Tom Collins was not in the last Parliament, the memory of his daring deeds was often recalled in smoking-room conversation. ..."

3. Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes by Christine Terhune Herrick (1904)
"Tom Collins Whiskey Put into a small bar-glass 5 or 6 dashes of gum syrup, ... Tom Collins Brandy Follow the directions for Tom Collins whiskey, ..."

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