noun[mass noun] historical
Wine flavoured with spices.
- By Chaucer's time, probably the best known of these spicy wines were hippocras and clary.
- This was often done at home and the most popular recipe was for ‘hippocras’, made with red or white wine.
- All of the spice bits were caught in the cloth, and the hippocras was poured into several glass jars.
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