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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coffee.
 
The Turkish word is Kauhi, Kauveh or Kauvey.   1
   Coffee. In Ardennes ten cups of coffee are taken after dinner, and each cup has its special name. (1) Café, (2) Gloria, (3) Pousse Café, (4) Goutte, (5) Regoutte, (6) Sur-goutte, (7) Rincette, (8) Re-rincette, (9) Sur-rincette, and (10) Coup de l’étrier.   2
   Gloria is coffee with a small glass of brandy in lieu of milk; all the following have more and more l’eau de vie; and the last is the “stirrup-cup.”   3
 


 Cœur de Lion.Coffin. 

 
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