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Definition of the noun Caudle

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noun - plural: caudles

  1. A hot drink given to the sick, consisting of wine or ale, eggs, and bread.


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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Google previewHandbook of Practical Program Evaluation (2010)

by Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer

CAUDLE is a senior analyst with the ...

Google previewEtiquette in Society, In Business, In Politics, and at Home (2017)

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, ...

Google previewPerforming Masculinity in English University Drama, 1598-1636 (2016)

by Christopher Marlow

Caudle is a warm mixture of beer or wine with thin gruel, sugar and spices (OED).

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewFacts 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is a variation of the name pontefract, for a licorice confection (typically a flat black circular sweet) of a type originally made in Pontefract (OED).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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewUnited States Congressional Serial Set (1886)

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 ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Secretary of War (1880)

by United States. War Dept

The caudle is a relic of barbarism, and is rarely to be ...

Google previewEnglish 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

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 ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of the English language (1797)

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.

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