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egg cream

A drink made of milk, syrup, and soda water.

[Probably from its foamy, egg-whitelike head.]

egg′ cream`

a cold beverage made with milk, chocolate syrup, and soda water.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.egg cream - made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
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Of course, how each modern-day establishment makes its egg creams is distinct and purposeful.
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The annual charity event, benefiting JFCS, usually sells out and hosts more than 600 guests who choose to either spend the day golfing on the Islandside Golf Course and/or enjoying a party to sample specialty dishes prepared by 26 local chefs as well as libations at wine stations, a martini bar, or old fashion egg creams.
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COOL OFF AT SCOOP SHOP: Heading into the hot weather season, you can cool off with ice cream, gelato, Italian ices, low-carb or low-fat soft serve - and a bunch of other ice cream selections that include milk shakes, malts, sundaes, banana splits, smoothies, egg creams, ice cream pies and cakes, frozen hot chocolate (New York Serendipity style) and more at New York Scoop, a specialty store in Woodland Hills.
s Park Slope neighborhood, replete with egg creams and olive vinyl booths, Hall explains why his third CD, True, is more about shades of quiet than walls of sound.