white lady

noun

Definition of white lady

: a cocktail consisting of gin, Cointreau liqueur, lemon juice, and often white of egg shaken with cracked ice and strained before serving

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First Known Use of white lady

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“White lady.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20lady. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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