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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
References in classic literature ?
Really I think your behaviour with regard to the brandy is most unkind and ungenerous; I shall be ill, I know I shall.
brandy for your master and cucumbers," he shouted, obviously taking pleasure in the sound of his own voice.
He was undoubtedly an officer, and he was decorated after the manner of the Russians with little enamelled crosses, and he could talk, and(though this has nothing to do with his merits) he had been given up as a hopeless task, or cask, by the Black Tyrone, who individually and collectively, with hot whiskey and honey, mulled brandy, and mixed spirits of every kind, had striven in all hospitality to make him drunk.
Foraging about, I found a bottle with some brandy left, for Hands; and for myself I routed out some biscuit, some pickled fruits, a great bunch of raisins, and a piece of cheese.
Come, Josh," he said, in a cajoling tone, "give us a spoonful of brandy, and a sovereign to pay the way back, and I'll go.
I'll go to the Hermitage--I think I've got some brandy there.
Sleary, stirring and drinking his brandy and water as he stood, went on:
In the meantime, get him to bed, and to rest; and don't be afraid of giving him brandy.
Riach's business, and he now begged me for a dram with such instancy and such reminders of his former kindness, that at last I handed him a pannikin with about a gill of brandy.
The turnkey, opening the door, disclosed in a wretched, ill- smelling little room, two hoarse, puffy, red-faced personages seated at a rickety table, playing at all-fours, smoking pipes, and drinking brandy.
I think he found a certain satisfaction in giving me brandy.
Besides a sufficient stock of pure brandy, he arranged two water-tanks, each of which contained twenty-two gallons.