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sneck posset

archaic A rejection, refusal, or cold reception; a closed door (as on a visitor). Primarily heard in UK. After receiving a veritable sneck posset from his wealthy distant relations, Milton set to drinking in the town's tavern for want of any other recourse.
See also: posset, sneck

give a sneck posset

archaic To give a rejection, refusal, or cold reception. Primarily heard in UK. Milton set to drinking in the town's tavern after his wealthy distant relations gave a sneck posset.
See also: give, posset, sneck
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Chill the posset mix in an iced water bath until cool.
2) Eggnog can be traced back to an old English drink called posset.
In this book Franz Posset sets out to examine a figure underrepresented in Renaissance studies: the humanistic monk.
Visitors to the exhibition will enjoy getting a glimpse of the weirder side of American history and will wow their friends with their new knowledge of the Zoetrope, Scarificator, Niddy Noddy and Posset Pot.
German-American scholar of historical theology Posset describes the works of humanists who lived in monasteries around 1500, as distinct from other social groups within the humanist movement.
Among the group of scholars dealing with this question German-born Franz Posset holds a prominent position.
Of Luther's motives for entering the order, Posset suggests that a not insignificant one may have been Luther's desire to avoid prosecution for having killed a fellow student in a duel.
On the menu will be his sweet chilli glazed cod with buttered peanuts on a pea puree, a trio of stuffed pork, tenderloin and other meats and lemon posset with raspberry coulis and shortbread.
To help you get in a summery mood, David has a lip-smacking dessert which will get your tastebuds tingling - lemon posset with strawberries and shortbread.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE POSSET: | 500ml double cream | 150g caster sugar | 75g lemon juice (about 2 lemons) | Optional - raspberries and a dusting of icing sugar, for decorating FOR THE ALMOND TUILES: | One medium egg white | 40g caster sugar | 20g plain flour | 25g salted butter | Flaked almonds, for scattering METHOD 1 First, make your possets.
ese include ai green prawn curry and rice, mushroom risotto with shaved parmesan, craysh and crabmeat on rocket leaves and sweet alternatives such as raspberry creme brulee and lemon and bay leaf posset.
Ae show's name, e Best Is Not Too Good For You is taken from a posset pot made in 1697 and loaned to this exhibition by e Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent.
For a real treat, try the Afternoon Picnic, which comes with fruit scones with jam and clotted cream, vanilla cheesecake, and lemon posset with passion fruit jelly.
Contact point(s): Monsieur Jean-Louis Posset, premier attache