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sillabub (n.)

also sillibub, syllabub, etc., 1530s, of unknown origin. Drink or dish of milk and wine or cider, often sweetened. Figurative sense of "floridly vapid prose" is from 1706.

updated on October 01, 2013

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Definitions of sillabub from WordNet

sillabub (n.)
spiced hot milk with rum or wine;
Synonyms: syllabub
sillabub (n.)
sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor;
Synonyms: syllabub
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