See also: Ypocras
ypocras (plural ypocrass)
- Wine flavoured with spices.
- 1300?: He dranke hippocras, clarre, and vernage / Of spices hot, to increase his courage — Geoffrey Chaucer, The Merchant's Tale, The Canterbury Tales
- 1593: Christopher Marlowe, I can make thee drunk with hippocras at any tavern in / Europe for nothing. The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus
- 2003: At this hour of the morning she drank either ypocras or claree — Peter Ackroyd, The Clerkenwell Tales, 2003, page