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A cocktail made from gin and cherry brandy.→ sling
- ‘Once upon a time we were still in love, sipping Singapore slings in the El Paso International Airport bar.’
- ‘In Asia, it's the Singapore sling, as indivisible from the colonial grandeur of historic Raffles Hotel as ceiling fans, crumpled cream linen and the ghosts of Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling.’
- ‘Premixed Singapore slings are served in a tacky glass with a cheapo straw and stirrer.’
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