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  • noun Dated form of curaçao.

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  • noun flavored with sour orange peel


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  • Captain is primed for the Park with a glass of curacoa; and where you see Hobby, of the Highland Buffs, driving up with Dobby, of the

    The Book of Snobs

  • Strong found the Baronet crying and drinking curacoa.

    The History of Pendennis

  • But it now nears an end, today already the curacoa has sailed; and on Saturday or Sunday

    Vailima Letters

  • As I came out, to ride home, the search-lights of the curacoa were lightening on the horizon from many miles away, and next morning she came in.

    Vailima Letters

  • His heart rises against those who drink their curacoa in liqueur glasses, when he himself can swill it in a brown john.

    Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

  • Then on Saturday, the curacoa came in — same commission, with all our old friends; and on Sunday, as already mentioned, Austin and I went down to service and had lunch afterwards in the wardroom.

    Vailima Letters

  • Perhaps to warn me that unless I behave he now hopes to be able to pack me off in the curacoa when she comes.

    Vailima Letters

  • Whitmee (missionary) rode up to lunch, and we learned it was the curacoa come in, the ship (according to rumour) in which I was to be deported.

    Vailima Letters

  • Veneering, in a pervadingly aquiline state of figure, and with transparent little knobs on her temper, like the little transparent knob on the bridge of her nose, ‘Worn out by worry and excitement,’ as she tells her dear Mr Twemlow, and reluctantly revived with curacoa by the

    Our Mutual Friend

  • It would be inquiring too curiously to ask whether Camilla, when she embraced him, discerned that he had fortified his courage that morning with a glass of curacoa.

    He Knew He Was Right


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