Caudle



a warm drink for the sick, as of wine or ale mixed with eggs, bread, sugar, spices, etc.
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noun
a hot spiced wine drink made with gruel, formerly used medicinally
n.

“hot drink,” late 13c., from Old North French caudel (Old French chaudel, 12c., Modern French chaudeau), from Medieval Latin caldellum, diminutive of caldum, neuter of Latin caldus “warm” (see calorie).

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