milk punch

noun

: a mixed drink of alcoholic liquor, milk, and sugar

Examples of milk punch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While some prefer milk punch for the holidays, a juicy sherbet punch is just the thing to cool you down in the heat of summer and can still pack in lovely holiday flavors. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 14 July 2023 Don’t miss the perfectly clear milk punch, a drink that dates back to the early 1700s. William Li, Town & Country, 9 June 2023 Warm apple streusel with Mitchell’s vanilla-bean ice cream and caramel sauce, walnut-espresso milk punch, fresh espresso, Nocino (walnut liqueur), RumChata, vanilla and cream. Marc Bona, cleveland, 25 Nov. 2022 Warm apple streusel with Mitchell’s vanilla-bean ice cream and caramel sauce, walnut-espresso milk punch, fresh espresso, Watershed Nocino, RumChata, vanilla and cream. Marc Bona, cleveland, 25 Nov. 2022 Indienne’s cocktail offering will include creative drinks such as the Kolkata (Indian single-malt scotch, ginger, roasted mango and raspberry chaat masala) and the Mumbai (clarified milk punch from rum, steeped with fruit and strawberry vinegar). Tori Latham, Robb Report, 28 Sep. 2022 Tail Martini Spell is an evolution of the classic martini, adding to the core spirit base a sweet and dry vermouth milk punch with cocoa powder and a cassia and bee balm aged cordial. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 17 June 2022 Cognac, bourbon and rum with brown butter and boniato, two ingredients that nod to a dessert Yao served in the old space, transform into a clear milk punch that sits at the nexus of sweet and savory. Los Angeles Times, 16 June 2022 The riff on a bourbon milk punch cocktail, substituting Sheep Dog Peanut Butter Whiskey for bourbon and the vanilla and butterscotch undertones of Tuaca liqueur. Dana McMahan, The Courier-Journal, 15 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1702, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of milk punch was in 1702

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“Milk punch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milk%20punch. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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