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bran·dy

 (brăn′dē)
n. pl. bran·dies
An alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice.
tr.v. bran·died, bran·dy·ing, bran·dies
To preserve, flavor, or mix with brandy.

[Short for brandy-wine, from Dutch brandewijn : brandende, present participle of branden, to burn; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + wijn, wine; see wine.]

brandy

(ˈbrændɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. (Brewing) an alcoholic drink consisting of spirit distilled from grape wine
2. (Brewing) a distillation of wines made from other fruits: plum brandy.
[C17: from earlier brandewine, from Dutch brandewijn burnt wine, from bernen to burn or distil + wijn wine; compare German Branntwein]

bran•dy

(ˈbræn di)

n., pl. -dies, n.
1. a spirit distilled from wine or from fermented fruit juice.
v.t.
2. to mix, flavor, or preserve with brandy.
[1615–25; short for brandywine < Dutch brandewijn burnt (i.e., distilled) wine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juicebrandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
eau de vie - strong coarse brandy
applejack - distilled from hard cider
Calvados - dry apple brandy made in Normandy
Armagnac - dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
Cognac - high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of France
grappa - Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
kirsch - from fermented juice of black morello cherries
marc - made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing
slivovitz - a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
ratafee, ratafia - sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
pink lady - a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
stinger - a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
claret cup - a punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit
Translations
بَرانْديمشروب كحولي: براندي
brandy
brandycognac
brändi
konjakki
brendikonjak
pálinka
koníak
ブランデー
브랜디
brendis
brendijs
brandy
konjak
เหล้าบรั่นดี
rượu brandy

brandy

[ˈbrændɪ]
A. Ncoñac m, brandy m
B. CPD brandy butter Nmantequilla f al coñac
brandy snap N barquillo con sabor a jengibre y generalmente relleno de nata

brandy

[ˈbrændi] n (from Cognac region)cognac m; (from other regions)fine fbrandy snap n biscuit roulé au gingembre souvent fourré à la crèmebran tub n (British)pêche f miraculeuse (jeu)

brandy

nWeinbrand m, → Brandy m

brandy

:
brandy butter
nWeinbrandbutter f
brandysnap
n Gebäckröllchen aus dünnem, mit Ingwer gewürztem Teig

brandy

[ˈbrændɪ] nbrandy m inv

brandy

(ˈbrӕndi) plural ˈbrandies noun
a type of strong alcoholic spirit made from wine. Brandy is usually drunk after dinner.

brandy

بَرانْدي brandy cognac Weinbrand κονιάκ coñac konjakki cognac konjak brandy ブランデー 브랜디 cognac konjakk brandy conhaque бренди konjak เหล้าบรั่นดี konyak rượu brandy 白兰地
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I will take some brandy," said Edna, shivering as she removed her gloves and overshoes.
Higginson, and the outpouring of a psalm from the general throat of the community, was to be made acceptable to the grosser sense by ale, cider, wine, and brandy, in copious effusion, and, as some authorities aver, by an ox, roasted whole, or at least, by the weight and substance of an ox, in more manageable joints and sirloins.
You mean honest, as niggers go," said Haley, helping himself to a glass of brandy.
These piteous wrecks that are my comrades here say we have reached the bottom of the scale, the final humiliation; they say that when a horse is no longer worth the weeds and discarded rubbish they feed to him, they sell him to the bull-ring for a glass of brandy, to make sport for the people and perish for their pleasure.
Then Tom and Bob went to the sideboard where the decanter was, and mixed a glass of bitters and handed it to him, and he held it in his hand and waited till Tom's and Bob's was mixed, and then they bowed and said, "Our duty to you, sir, and madam;" and THEY bowed the least bit in the world and said thank you, and so they drank, all three, and Bob and Tom poured a spoonful of water on the sugar and the mite of whisky or apple brandy in the bottom of their tumblers, and give it to me and Buck, and we drank to the old people too.
The influence of brandy upon him, and of slavery upon her, had effected a disastrous change in the characters of both; so that, as far as they were concerned, I thought I had little to lose by the change.
He told Zillah to give me a glass of brandy, and then passed on to the inner room; while she condoled with me on my sorry predicament, and having obeyed his orders, whereby I was somewhat revived, ushered me to bed.
He told her he felt a little poorly, and sent her to the cupboard for the brandy.
A kettle steamed upon the hob, and in the midst of the wreck of papers a table shone, with plenty of wine upon it, and brandy, and rum, and sugar, and lemons.
In half a minute Mrs Cratchit entered -- flushed, but smiling proudly -- with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.
Then, she turned faint; and was so very ill that they were obliged to give her cherry brandy.
I stole some bread, some rind of cheese, about half a jar of mincemeat (which I tied up in my pocket-handkerchief with my last night's slice), some brandy from a stone bottle (which I decanted into a glass bottle I had secretly used for making that intoxicating fluid, Spanish-liquorice-water, up in my room: diluting the stone bottle from a jug in the kitchen cupboard), a meat bone with very little on it, and a beautiful round compact pork pie.