1. An iced drink
of wine or distilled
liquor mixed with flavoring
ingredients, something resembling or suggesting such
. Came from a bartender who mixed her drinks with
rooster tail feathers. One night a man came in and asked
for "One of those cock-tails", and thus the phrase
2. A solution of agents taken together for medical treatment
1. James knew that if he had another
cocktail, he would pass
out right then and there.
2. James is only alive
right now because he is on an AIDS cocktail.