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Definition of the noun Caudle
What does Caudle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: caudles
- A hot drink given to the sick, consisting of wine or ale, eggs, and bread.
- synonym: posset
Caudle: A caudle is a British thickened and sweetened alcoholic hot drink, somewhat like eggnog. It was popular in the Middle Ages for its supposed medicinal properties.
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by Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer
CAUDLE is a senior analyst with the ...
by Emily Post
And although according to cookbooks caudle is a gruel, the actual “caudle” invariably served at christenings is a hot eggnog, drunk out of little punch cups. One is supposed to eat the cake as a sign that one partakes of the baby's hospitality, ...
by Christopher Marlow
Caudle is a warm mixture of beer or wine with thin gruel, sugar and spices (OED).
The Viandier of Taillevent (1988)
An Edition of All Extant Manuscripts by Taillevent, Terence Scully
Flemish caudle is a common invalid's dish in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The Menagier selects it to ...
Facts and Inventions (2014)
Selections from the Journalism of James Boswell by James Boswell
Caudle is a warm spiced wine. Pomfret is a variation of the name pontefract, for a licorice confection (typically a flat black circular sweet) of a type originally made in Pontefract (OED). Since these gentlemen meet in a tavern and are “li- quorish ...
Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
Caudle is a warm drink, or thin gruel given to sick people. cause, caws At its simplest, a cause is merely something that produces an effect. Thus dropping a lighted cigarette on to dried twigs and grasses is quite likely to be the cause of a bush ...
The British caudle is an admirable theoretical standard for expressing the numerical value of light, but we find the incandescent lamp is by far the most convenient instrument to compare lights by. It is not a very difficult thing to determine the ...
by United States. War Dept
The caudle is a relic of barbarism, and is rarely to be ...
English spelling as it is (1878)
by Alfred Henry Barford, Henry Arthur Tilley
Caudle is a drink. A tail is called a caudal appendage. The boats' crews went off for a cruise. The widow's cruse of oil. Sails are made of canvas. To canvass for votes. Carcase means a dead body, carcass the case of a rocket. It is the cannon's ...
The Southeastern Reporter (1900)
The defendant Caudle is a daughter of Solomon Crause, a son of the testator, who was killed in the Confederate army in 1864, leaving three children, —Sarah L. A. Scott, wife of Powell Scott; Ellen Pettitt, who has since died, leaving three ...
Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes
A caudle is made of fine, smooth, yet thick groat gruel. While it is cooling it should be occasionally stirred with a spoon. When it is wanted, it should be warmed up in small quantities, with enough of white wine, lemon-peel, and nutmeg to ...
by Thomas Sheridan
CAUDLE, ka'dl. s. A mixture of gruel ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1U1D2L1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine