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Laced

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Tea or coffee laced with spirits, a cup of tea or coffee qualified with brandy or whisky.

“Deacon Bearcliff … had his pipe, and his teacup … laced with a little spirits.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xi.


“Dandie . . partook of a cup of tea with Mrs. Allan, just laced with two teaspoonfuls of cogniac.”—Ditto, chap. lii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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