One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A cocktail usually consisting of gin, egg white, and grenadine.
2Slang (originally and chiefly US). A barbiturate. Usually in plural.
3Informal (US and Australian). A female voluntary worker in a hospital.
1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Northwestern. From pink + lady.
pink lady/ˌpɪŋk ˈleɪdi/
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