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Posset

Posset Meaning & Definition
Posset Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Posset?

[n] sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer

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Posset In Webster's Dictionary

\Pos"set\, n. [W. posel curdled milk, posset.] A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, as by wine, etc., -- much in favor formerly. ``I have drugged their posset.'' --Shak.
\Pos"set\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Posseted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Posseting}.] 1. To curdle; to turn, as milk; to coagulate; as, to posset the blood. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. To treat with possets; to pamper. [R.] ``She was cosseted and posseted.'' --O. W. Holmes.

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