Tom and Jerry[täm′ ən jer′ē]
☆ a hot drink made of rum and brandy or whiskey, beaten eggs, sugar, water or milk, and nutmeg
Origin of Tom and Jerryafter two characters in Egan's Life in London (1821)
Tom and Jerry
nounpl. Tom and Jerries
A hot drink consisting of rum or another liquor, a beaten egg, milk or water, sugar, and spices.
Origin of Tom and JerryAfter Corinthian Tom, and , Jerry, Hawthorn, characters in Life in London, a novel by Pierce Egan (1772–1849).