One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An alcoholic drink of a reddish or pinkish colour, typically red wine mixed with lemonade or beer mixed with raspberry cordial.‘there'd be no more barmaid's blushes or gin cocktails’mass noun ‘a glass of barmaid's blush for me’
- ‘I calls for a double rum an' sinks it neat, while the toff is drinkin' a ladies' waist of barmaid's blush.’
- ‘A certain thing occurred just after he had a "barmaid's blush".’
- ‘He could not have been drunk, because he swallowed nothing beyond a "barmaid's blush".’
- ‘I drank an insipid concoction called Barmaid's Blush.’
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