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A spiced drink of hot sweetened milk curdled with wine or ale.
[Middle English poshet, possot : perhaps Old French *posce (Latin pōsca, drink of vinegar and water from potāre, to drink; see potable + Latin esca, food, from edere, to eat; see edible) + Middle English hot, hot; see hot.]
(Cookery) a drink of hot milk curdled with ale, beer, etc, flavoured with spices, formerly used as a remedy for colds
[C15 poshoote, of unknown origin]
a drink of hot milk curdled with ale or wine and often spiced.
[1400–50; late Middle English poshote, possot, of uncertain orig.]