1. [late 18C–19C] beer mixed with gin, plus egg and spices.
2. [20C+] (US) a hot meal; thus collar a hot v., to eat a meal.
3. [1910s–20s] (US) sexual intercourse [hot adj. (1a)].
4. see hot property under hot adj.
[mid-19C] hot spirits and water with sugar (cf. cold without under cold n.).
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) up to no good, engaged in crime.
[1950s+] (US) three meals a day plus a bed for the night, often used as a rate of payment.