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cock·tail

(kok'tāl),
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.

cocktail

(kŏk′tāl′)
n.
Medicine
a. A mixture of drugs, usually in solution, administered together or sequentially.
b. A medical regimen that includes a combination of several drugs, so that their combined effect is more potent than that of any of the drugs used individually.

cocktail

Etymology: AS, cocc + toegel,
Usage notes: (informal)
an unofficial mixture of drugs, usually in solution, combined to achieve a specific purpose. This term is frequently used when combining medications to treat patients who are HIV positive.
Drug slang A regional term for (1) a cigarette laced with cocaine or crack; (2) a partially smoked marijuana ‘joint’ inserted in a regular cigarette
Medspeak Any mixture of therapeutic compounds

cock·tail

(kok'tāl)
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.
References in classic literature ?
It is mighty nigh five bells, and I should be very pleased to have one of your delicious cocktails ere I go down to dine.
The New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS) is a non-profit organization committed to preserving the unique cocktail culture in New Orleans and around the world through education and outreach.
com/shakeitup to see the Shake It Up videos, along with delicious cocktail recipes and top tips.
He's launched Community Cocktails to bring a genuine, premium cocktail bar experience to care homes and charitable organisations.
Recipes include a Mai Ta-IPA, a hoppy twist on the favorite Tiki cocktail; The Green Devil, featuring Belgian beer, juniper-forward London Dry gin and aromatic absinthe; and Averna Stout Flip, a dessert-like cocktail that blends dark beer, Italian amaro and egg.
The idea is to get cocktail lovers to branch out and explore new venues, taking a trail around town to their regular bars as well as less obvious destinations.
Hosting events like NE1's Cocktail Week and Restaurant Week raises the profile of Newcastle's restaurants and leisure sector and helps attract new visitors to sample the delights of what the city has to offer.
It is the theatre of making a cocktail that separates it from just a spirit and a mixer.
Like NE1's highly successful Restaurant Week which encourages diners to try out new restaurants with fixed price menus, NE1's Newcastle Cocktail Week will provide cocktail lovers with the opportunity to sample cocktails at a fraction of their usual prices and maybe try out new bars in the search for the perfect libation.
Garnishes are an easy way to elevate your cocktail experience.
In a cocktail shaker with ice, place 100 ml of full-fat Welsh milk and a 50ml measure consisting of the other three Welsh ingredients in equal amounts.
A Special Edition Celebrating the 200th Birthday of the American Cocktail Toasts Three Welcoming Bars in Two Different Worlds