Posseting
Posset 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat with possets; to pamper. [R.] ``She was cosseted and posseted.'' --O. W. Holmes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Posset — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with possets; to pamper. [R.] She was cosseted and posseted. O.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Posseted — Posset 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with possets; to pamper. [R.] She was cosseted and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • posset — /ˈpɒsət/ (say posuht) noun 1. a drink made of hot milk curdled with ale, wine, or the like, often sweetened and spiced. 2. a cold or frozen dessert made with lemon rind and juice, whipped cream and eggwhites. 3. the act of posseting. –verb (i) 4 …   Australian English dictionary

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