negus negus  /ˈni ɡəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg

Usage(s):

  • Under "negus," said he, one might soon expect to find "1.

News

  • Principal's resignation among many personnel items

    A corrected contract effective in 2013-14 with Abraham Lambert, middle school math, $37,973 salary and $469 inservice pay. A one-year contract effective in 2013-14 with Jeremy Negus, assistant middle school principal, $77,520.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Keokuk Daily Gate City

Quotes

  • "The warehouse was as snug, and warm, and dry, and bright a ball-room, as you would desire to see upon a winter's night," Dickens wrote. "In came all the young men and women employed in the business. : There was cake, and there was negus, and...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Charles Dickens Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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