white lady


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white lady

n
1. (Brewing) a cocktail consisting of gin, Cointreau, and lemon juice
2. (Brewing) informal Austral methylated spirits as a drink, sometimes mixed with shoe polish or other additives
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Anne was safe, and a wee, white lady, with her mother's big eyes, was lying beside her.
Miss Cornelia took the wee, white lady from the kindly but stranger hands of the nurse, and dressed the tiny waxen form in the beautiful dress Leslie had made for it.
There is a legend that a white lady is seen in one of the windows.
He is, I am afraid, a very sceptical person, for when I asked him about the bells at sea and the White Lady at the abbey he said very brusquely,"I wouldn't fash masel' about them, miss.
There's a white lady walks along the brook just about this time of the night and wrings her hands and utters wailing cries.
I'm not afraid of the White Lady or the headless man or the skeletons, but I wish I had never imagined that baby's ghost into existence.
As the green and white lady took leave of the Princess she gave her a nut, desiring her only to open it in the most urgent need.
All the details of his coming into and going out of the palace--on the night when he introduced himself in the character of an Italian fortune teller--you will tell him, that he may not doubt the correctness of my information; that he had under his cloak a large white robe dotted with black tears, death's heads, and crossbones--for in case of a surprise, he was to pass for the phantom of the White Lady who, as all the world knows, appears at the Louvre every time any great event is impending.
A white lady who was teacher in a college in Tuskegee wrote back to the local paper that she was gratified, as well as surprised, to note the credit which I gave the white people of Tuskegee for their help in getting the school started.
Ciprian, 29, who works at Harvey's Bar & Kitchen at Fenay Bridge, created a version of the gin-based White Lady to take top spot in a competition hosted by The Jules Verne pub in the town centre.
The character is the brother of winter's Doe/The White Lady, who was featured in the second season of the show.
Come along and find out about the house with green dome and the white lady of Prestatyn.