Definition of Negus

1. Noun. Wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg.

Terms within: Vino, Wine
Generic synonyms: Mulled Wine



Definition of Negus

1. n. A beverage made of wine, water, sugar, nutmeg, and lemon juice; -- so called, it is said, from its first maker, Colonel Negus.

Definition of Negus

1. Noun. (historical) A ruler of Ethiopia or of a province of Ethiopia; specifically, the supreme ruler of Ethiopia before 1974. ¹

2. Proper noun. An English surname of unknown derivation ¹

3. Noun. A drink of wine, lemon, sugar, nutmeg and hot water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negus

1. an alcoholic beverage [n -ES]

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Literary usage of Negus

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"negus, WILLIAM (1559 P-1616), puritan minister, born about 1559, matriculated as a sizar of Trinity College, Cambridge, in June 1573, and graduated BA ..."

2. Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Rolls Court by Baron Henry Bickersteth Langdale, Chaloner William Chute, John Romilly Romilly, Charles Beavan (1854)
"negus. March 19. A wife may, rI ^HIS was a suit for foreclosure. It appeared that, spects"enter 1n 1848, the freehold and copyhold estate ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Here he received an ambassador from the negus beseeching him to send help ... This the negus refused to do, and at length Bermudez was obliged to make his ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"negus, a gent' of tast, advises it, I have heard say.” If I might add a Query upon this Note, it would be, Can any corroboration be given of the correctness ..."

5. The Lives of the Puritans: Containing a Biographical Account of Those by Benjamin Brook (1813)
"WILLIAM negus was minister at Leigh in Essex, but suspended by Bishop Aylmer ... Mr. negus gives us the following account of this ecclesiastical censure: —u ..."

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