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caudle

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noun cau·dle \ˈkȯ-dəl\

Definition of caudle

  1. :  a drink (as for invalids) usually of warm ale or wine mixed with bread or gruel, eggs, sugar, and spices



Origin and Etymology of caudle

Middle English caudel, from Anglo-French *caudel, chaudel from calt, chaut warm, from Latin calidus — more at cauldron


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with caudle


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