Julep

Ju"lep

(j"lp), n. [F., fr. Sp. julepe, fr. Ar. & Per. julb, jullb, fr. Per. gulb rose water and julep; gul rose + b water.]
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1. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs; especially (Med.), a sweet, demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture, used as a vehicle. Milton.
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Honey in woods, juleps in brooks.
H. Vaughan.
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2. An alcoholic beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint; -- called also mint julep. [U.S.]
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