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[mass noun] A blend of coffee flavoured with fig extract.
- ‘I used to associate with a group of students who assembled every Thursday night in one of the old Viennese coffee houses…’
- ‘Perhaps a book of Hegel's or Holderlin's lurking there (we may as well say it) just off-screen, or a cup of that bitter, dark Viennese coffee he prefers.’
- ‘Across the road in the Hungarian pavilion goulash and instant Viennese coffee were on offer.’
- ‘Forty-something, eastern-European looking, she becomes the reason why he goes back repeatedly, tipping monstrously until at last, ‘at eight pounds a Russian tea and a tenner per cup of Viennese coffee’, she notices him.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.