Definitions for julepˈdʒu lɪp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: mint julep.
a preparation of water and a flavored syrup, often medicated and used as a tonic.
Origin of julep:
1350–1400; ME < MF < Ar julāb < Pers gulāb=gul rose +āb water
julep, mint julep(noun)
bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
Origin: From (golâb).
a refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs
a sweet, demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture, used as a vehicle
a beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint; -- called also mint julep
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An insidious friend from the South, who hands you a mint and gives you a sweet spirit, followed shortly by a Bun.