Definition of Julep

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

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



Definition of Julep

1. n. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs

Definition of Julep

1. Noun. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Julep

1. a sweet drink [n -S]

Medical Definition of Julep

1. 1. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs; especially. A sweet, demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture, used as a vehicle. "Honey in woods, juleps in brooks." (H. Vaughan) 2. A beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint. Synonym: mint julep. Origin: F, fr. Sp. Julepe, fr. Ar. & Per. Julab, jullab, fr. Per. Gulab rose water and julep; gul rose + ab water. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Julep

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juke joint
juke joints
jukebox
jukeboxes
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jukes
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jukskei
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jukus
julaceous
julep (current term)
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jumared
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Literary usage of Julep

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1. A Winter in the West by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1835)
""A julep, sir, by all means; let me recommend a julep. ... The various liquors that combine in a Virginia julep are mixed in very small quantities, ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"A VIRGINIA BREAKFAST AND MINT-julep . . THAT night we camped between ... Ah! that julep! Wars ne'er received such tipple from the hands of Ganymede. ..."

3. Beverages and Sauces of Colonial Virginia, 1607-1907 by L. S. F., Laura Simkins Fitchett (1906)
"The strength and degree of sweetness of the julep are matters of taste, ... Half hour before the julep is to be served, pour upon leaves or sprigs of mint a ..."

4. A Winter in the Far West by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1835)
"A julep, sir, by all means; let me recommend a julep. ... The various liquors that combine in a Virginia julep are mixed in very small quantities, ..."

5. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... end head, To view and recognise his ancient lord And, with a willing hand, restores The fasces of the main. again; Here 's julep dance, ..."

6. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"julep—contd. 1861 Mint juleps are made of whiskey, sugar, ice, very little water, and sprigs of fresh mint, to be sucked up after the manner of sherry ..."

7. 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. ..."

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