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Junket

Curded cream with spice, etc.; any dainty. The word is the Italian giuncata (curd or cream cheese), so called because carried on junk or bulrushes (giúneo).

“You know there wants no junkets at the feast.”

Shakespeare: Taming of the Shrew, iii. 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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