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When used to refer to any generic alcoholic mixed drink, cocktail may mean any beverage that ... By extension, the word cocktail was applied to a vulgar, ill-bred person raised above his station, as...

Origin of the Word "Cocktail" for an Alcoholic Drink - Today I Found Out

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Jul 1, 2014 ... Origin of the WordCocktail” for an Alcoholic Drink ... By the 19th century, unlike other horses, thoroughbreds did not ... I have a theory that maybe the origin of the term "cocktail" to describe a mix or assortment can come from ...

The Vocabularist: Where did the word 'cocktail' come from? - BBC ...

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Jan 13, 2016 ... When the chancellor said the UK faced a "cocktail" of economic risks he was using a word once linked to the great Tory Prime Minister William ...

World Wide Words: Cocktail

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Jan 4, 2003 ... The problem is that the word cocktail suddenly appears in print in 1806, ... The confusion may have come about because his father did arrive in ...

The Straight Dope: What's the origin of "cocktail"?

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Apr 17, 2000 ... Could you tell me where the word "cocktail" derived from in the form of a ... of The Funny Stuff People Did A Long Time Ago, people actually still ...

Definition and History of the Cocktail - Cocktails - About.com

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Where did the Name Cocktail Originate? ... The word Cocktail may be a distant derivation of the name for the Aztec goddess, Xochitl [/SHO-cheetl/ meaning ...

Where does the word cocktail actually come from? - TASTE cocktails

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Mixing spirits and liqueurs with other ingredients to create a flavourful drink has probably been done since the beginning of time (or at least since the first hard ...

The Origin of “Cocktail” Is Not What You Think - Liquor.com

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Apr 8, 2015 ... Cocktail historian David Wondrich has an insightful and, um, rather interesting idea ... what he believes to be the origin of the word we've all come to know and love. ... Does he list a source because, the act of placing ginger in ...

Where does the name Cocktail come from and where does de ...

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The exact origins of the cocktail remain contested. ... A confused reader wrote to the editor regarding the term "cock-tail", to which the editor responded: "Cocktail ...

David Wondrich Has Finally Figured Out the Real Origin of the Word ...

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Apr 6, 2015 ... "Bitters are the vodka of the craft cocktail world. ... orange bitters were hard to come by, and absinthe was nonexistent in the U.S. Eight ... Robert Simonson: How soon after Imbibe! came out did you realize a second edition ...

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of How the Cocktail Got its Name - Saveur

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Jan 14, 2016 ... For 15 years, I've been trying to figure out why we call a cocktail a cocktail .... mention of the wordcocktail” in a satirical item (one does detect a ...

What's the Origin of the Word "Cocktail"? - Chowhound

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Dec 8, 2008 ... H. L. Mencken did extensive research on the topic but in the end ... There's a lot of speculation about the actual etymology of the word cocktail, but ... Patrons wanting this cheaper alcohol would come in asking for “cock tailings.

Origin of the Word Cocktail :: Art of Drink

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This topic has been debated a lot and nobody really knows where the word came from, but every once in a while ... where did the word cocktail come from.