Named after Anna Bishop, wife of Henry Bishop, composer of the song Home! Sweet Home!, or possibly after a publican of the same surname.
Madame Bishop (uncountable)
- (Australia, slang, obsolete) A drink comprising port, sugar and nutmeg.
- ^ “Madame Bishop”, entry in 1970, Bill Wannan, Australian Folklore, Lansdowne Press, reprint 1979 ISBN 0-7018-1309-1, page 359.
- ^ “Madame Bishop”, entry in 1973, Eric Partridge, The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang, page 560.