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 for Roman punch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Punch \Punch\, n. [Hind. p[=a]nch five, Skr. pa?can. So called
     because composed of five ingredients, viz., sugar, arrack,
     spice, water, and lemon juice. See Five.]
     A beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or
     milk), sugar, and the juice of lemon, with spice or mint; --
     specifically named from the kind of spirit used; as rum
     punch, claret punch, champagne punch, etc.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Milk punch, a sort of punch made with spirit, milk, sugar,
        spice, etc.
  
     Punch bowl, a large bowl in which punch is made, or from
        which it is served.
  
     Roman punch, a punch frozen and served as an ice.
        [1913 Webster]

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