Definition of Pousse-cafe

1. Noun. Small drink served after dinner (especially several liqueurs poured carefully so as to remain in separate layers).

Generic synonyms: Cordial, Liqueur



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pousse-cafe

poursuing
poursuit
poursuits
pourtraict
pourtraicts
pourtray
pourtrayed
pourtraying
pourtrays
pourveyance
pourveyances
pous
pousada
pousadas
pousse
pousse-cafe (current term)
pousses
poussette
poussetted
poussettes
poussetting
poussie
poussies
poussin
poussins
poustie
poustinia
poustinias
poustinik
pout

Literary usage of Pousse-cafe

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1. Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes by Christine Terhune Herrick (1904)
"The safest way is to pour the ingredients from a sherry glass. Parisian Pousse Cafe Taking the usual care to keep the elements separate, pour into a small ..."

2. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"Pousse Cafe," a burlesque by Edgar Smith and Louis de Lange, was presented Dec. 2. ... The season closed June I with " Pousse Cafe" " when Peter F. Dailey ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1892)
"NY General history of music trades of America. 3.00 BOERICKE & TAFEL, Phila. Helmuth, With the " pousse cafe " .. .net, 1.50 CN CASPAR, Milwaukee, Wis. ..."

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