Definition of Posset

1. Noun. Sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer.

Generic synonyms: Drink



Definition of Posset

1. n. A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, as by wine, etc., -- much in favor formerly.

2. v. t. To curdle; to turn, as milk; to coagulate; as, to posset the blood.

Definition of Posset

1. Noun. A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, as by wine, etc. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To curdle; to turn, as milk; to coagulate; as, to posset the blood ¹

3. Verb. To treat with possets; to pamper ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Posset

1. a hot, spiced drink [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Posset

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Literary usage of Posset

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1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"SACK-posset. IN the evening of the wedding-day, just before the company retired, the sack-posset was eaten. Of this posset the bride and bridegroom were ..."

2. Publications by English Historical Society (1841)
"... talem in Britannia temporibus suis statuii, ut mulier onusta auro cum pumi párvulo, ubicumque vellet, ire posset indemnis;' vol.ip 128. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"A charming letter from his father to thia fiancee, and stone posset-pot, which is still preserved as a family heirloom. ..."

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