posset

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Welsh

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posset (plural possets)

  1. A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, such as wine.
    • Shakespeare
      I have drugged their posset.

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posset (third-person singular simple present possets, present participle posseting, simple past and past participle posseted)

  1. (obsolete) To curdle; to turn, as milk; to coagulate; as, to posset the blood
  2. To treat with possets; to pamper

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

posset

  1. third-person singular imperfect active subjunctive of possum  "he would be able (to)"