Definition of gin sling in English:

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gin sling

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A drink of gin and water, sweetened and flavoured with lemon or lime juice.
Example sentences
  • It is not what I would expect from a gin sling modelled, like Pimm's, on the classic early l9th - century English fruit cups.
  • Rev up on this long, and hopefully hot, Bank Holiday weekend not with a cerebral glass of wine, but with the original English gin sling.
  • In 1931, Ambrose Pratt wrote in his book Magical Malaya, ‘The first glass [of gin sling] makes the whole world seem as roseate as its own crystal pinkness.’

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