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  • An alcoholic beverages containing multiple types of liquor

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  • cocktail

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- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cock"tail` (?), n. 1. A beverage made of brandy, whisky, or gin, iced, flavored, and sweetened. [U. S.]

2. (Stock Breeding) A horse, not of pure breed, but having only one eighth or one sixteenth impure blood in his veins. Darwin.

3. A mean, half-hearted fellow; a coward. [Slang, Eng.]

It was in the second affair that poor little Barney showed he was a cocktail.
Thackeray.

4. (Zoöl.) A species of rove beetle; -- so called from its habit of elevating the tail.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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