Definition of Rum sling
1. Noun. A sling made with rum.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rum Sling
rum sling (current term)
Literary usage of Rum sling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... it vas not a rum sling ; no, nor a gin sling ; no, nor a mint vater sling ; no, it was a sling mate vit an hiek- ..."
2. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"Rum Milk Punch. Tom and Jerry. Rum and Ginger Ale. • rum sling. Rum Highball. Rum Sour. Brandy and Rum Punch. Rum Smash. Rum Daisy. Rum Crusta. ..."
3. Words, Facts, and Phrases: A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, & Out-of-the-way by Eliezer Edwards (1882)
"A rum sling is, accordingly, half rum and half water. Probably the original of sling was the diminutive ' ling,' as in duckling. ..."
4. Atkinson's Casket by Samuel Coate Atkinson (1833)
"... not a rum sling; no, nor a gin sling; no, nor a mint vaier sling; no, it was a sling made mit an hickery slick. ..."
5. The Casket (1828)
"... it was not a rum sling, no, nor a gin sling; no, nor a mint-rater sling 1 no, it was a sling mate vitan hickory sthick. ..."