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Meaning of COCKTAIL

Pronunciation:  'kâk`teyl

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  1. [n]  an appetizer served as a first course at a meal
  2. [n]  a short mixed drink

COCKTAIL is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: appetiser, appetizer, Bloody Mary, bullshot, crab cocktail, daiquiri, fruit cocktail, gimlet, gin and it, grasshopper, Harvey Wallbanger, manhattan, margarita, martini, mixed drink, old fashioned, pink lady, planter's punch, rum cocktail, Sazerac, screwdriver, shrimp cocktail, sidecar, sour, starter, stinger



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cock"tail`\, n.
1. A beverage made of brandy, whisky, or gin, iced, flavored,
   and sweetened. [U. S.]

2. (Stock Breeding) A horse, not of pure breed, but having
   only one eighth or one sixteenth impure blood in his
   veins. --Darwin.

3. A mean, half-hearted fellow; a coward. [Slang, Eng.]

         It was in the second affair that poor little Barney
         showed he was a cocktail.             --Thackeray.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A species of rove beetle; -- so called from its
   habit of elevating the tail.

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