a hot drink made of milk curdled as with ale or wine, usually spiced and sweetened
Origin of possetMiddle English from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
A spiced drink of hot sweetened milk curdled with wine or ale.
Origin of possetMiddle English poshet, possot perhaps Old French posce (Latin pōsca drink of vinegar and water ) ( from potāre to drink ; see potable . ) (Latin esca food ) ( from edere to eat ; see edible . )Middle English hot hot ; see hot .
- A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, such as wine.
(third-person singular simple present possets, present participle posseting, simple past and past participle posseted)
- To treat with possets; to pamper