Tom and Jerry[täm′ ən jer′ē]
Tom and Jerry definition by Webster's New World
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☆ a hot drink made of rum and brandy or whiskey, beaten eggs, sugar, water or milk, and nutmeg
Origin: after two characters in Egan's Life in London (1821)
Tom and Jerry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Tom and Jerries
A hot drink consisting of rum or another liquor, a beaten egg, milk or water, sugar, and spices.
Origin: After Corinthian Tom and Jerry Hawthorn, characters in Life in London, a novel by Pierce Egan (1772-1849).