Roman punch
Punch Punch, n. [Hind. p[=a]nch five, Skr. pa?can. So called because composed of five ingredients, viz., sugar, arrack, spice, water, and lemon juice. See {Five}.] A beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or milk), sugar, and the juice of lemon, with spice or mint; -- specifically named from the kind of spirit used; as rum punch, claret punch, champagne punch, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Milk punch}, a sort of punch made with spirit, milk, sugar, spice, etc.

{Punch bowl}, a large bowl in which punch is made, or from which it is served.

{Roman punch}, a punch frozen and served as an ice. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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