Daiquiri (1914)

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Tue Jul 18 01:05:51 UTC 2006

The "daiquiri" comes from Cuba (about 1898), but no early citation comes up. I think that the OED has F. Scott Fitzgerald (1921) and I had found 1919 before in the NY Times.
FWIW, the lime daiquiri here in D.R. is just so-so.

 Oakland TribuneMonday, November 23, 1914 Oakland, California
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