mauby


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mauby

(ˈmɑːbɪ; ˈmɔː-)
n, pl -bies
(Cookery) (in the E Caribbean) a bittersweet drink made from the bark of a rhamnaceous tree
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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After a local team of botanists finally isolated the agent in mauby that slowed aging, the island enjoyed and endured a period of international notoriety.
In fact, the liquid was a West Indian drink called Mauby, sold in many shops in Cardiff.
As the sun blazes down with growing intensity, the revelers advance on downtown Charlotteville, where they join neighbors and visitors for a copious community lunch of curried crab cakes and dumpling, cassava and corn coocoo, steaming helpings of stewed fish, pork, and chicken plus fruit punch, gingger beer, and mauby, a nonalcoholic beverage made from tree bark.
They take pity on the boy, offer him drinks, some ice-cold mauby, a bite to eat, a dhal-pouri, all of which he declines at first, then dutifully accepts.
She raised particular concerns about apparently "suspicious" items removed from the musician's studio, including a "videotape relating to Pakistan" - although according to Mr Frederick, the only videotape at the studio was of boxer Muhammad Ali - and a "colourless, odourless liquid" found in the fridge, which turned out to be mauby, a drink popular in the Caribbean.