1893 text

A beverage consisting of ale mixed with sugar, nutmeg, and the pulp of roasted apples. “A cupp of lamb’s-wool they dranke unto him then.” The King and the Miller of Mansfield (Percy’s “Reliques,” Series III., book ii., No. 20).

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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