Definition of Mint julep

1. Noun. Bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice.

Exact synonyms: Julep
Terms within: Bourbon
Generic synonyms: Highball

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mint Julep

mint candy
mint chocolate chip
mint condition
mint cream
mint family
mint geranium
mint imperial
mint imperials
mint jelly
mint julep (current term)
mint sauce
mint tea
mint teas

Literary usage of Mint julep

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"These negroes told me of Mars' Forrest's kindness to them. A VIRGINIA BREAKFAST AND MINT-JULEP . . . THAT night we camped between Charlottesville and Gor- ..."

2. Travels in North America During the Years 1834, 1835 & 1836: Including a by Charles Augustus Murray (1839)
"mint julep.—The celebrated Compounder of this Nectar. I WILL not detain the reader by a detailed account of our voyage from the Azores to New York. ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1833 I resorted to stimulants and tonics,—a mint-julep in the morning, ... 1836 A mint julep as described by The Boston Transcript :— It was a luxury even ..."

4. The Poems of Charles Fenno Hoffman by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1873)
"... all of worth That years have stolen or years yet leave me, I've never known so much on earth, But that the loss of thine must grieve me. THE mint julep. ..."

5. Echoes from the Backwoods: Or, Sketches of Transatlantic Life by Richard George Augustus Levinge (1846)
"Avoid the Swamp —An extra Passenger — Canvass- backed Ducks—Mint Julep—Spinning-knives—Mammoth Oysters—Military Umbrellas and Cavalry—Fine Arts— Receipt for ..."

6. A Run Through the United States, During the Autumn of 1840 by Archibald Montgomery Maxwell (1841)
"... to Boston—Terrors occasioned by a Volume of Poems—Arrival at BOSTON—Meeting with Friends and Acquaintances—Mr. Grattan — Statistics—Heat—mint julep and ..."

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