Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SALLIVOCUS, n. A punch made of an equal proportion of wine and spirits. Sc. 1757 R. Maxwell Pract. Husbandman 316:
For what other reason does my good friend drink sallivocus.

[Orig. obscure.]

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