Hot-with Definition


1848, “Our Own Law Report: Seager and Evans v. Cruikshank”, in Puppet Show, Volume II, J. Dover (1849), page 29.

He [Mr. H. S. Edwards] had formerly been unacquainted with even the taste of gin (a laugh, which was quickly suppressed by the usher of the court), but since this case had been placed in his hands, he had felt it his duty to consume several gallons of it. Part of this he had taken “hot with,” (meaning, as our reporter understood, “hot with sugar”); another portion he had enjoyed in the form of “cold without;” and the remainder in its simplest and most natural state—a state which he might be allowed to characterize as “neat but not gaudy.”
Circa 1862, Anthony Trollope, Orley Farm, Volume II, Dodd, Mead & Company (1913), Chapter XVI, page 203.
“Let me have some whisky—hot, with;—and don't stand there looking at nothing.”
1863, “Lobster Salad: by a Crustacean Artist”, in James Hogg and Florence Marryat (editors), London Society, Volume 4, William Clowes and Sons, page 283.
[…] we sang together […] under the exciting influence of two quart bottles of Guinness, and about three tumblers each of gin, hot with, and only one knob of sugar— […]

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