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shan·dy

 (shăn′dē)
n. pl. shan·dies
A beverage made of beer mixed with lemonade, ginger ale, or another soft drink. Also called shandygaff.

[Short for shandygaff.]

shandy

(ˈʃændɪ) or

shandygaff

n, pl -dies or -gaffs
(Brewing) an alcoholic drink made of beer and ginger beer or lemonade
[C19: of unknown origin]

shan•dy

(ˈʃæn di)

n., pl. -dies. Chiefly Brit.
1. a mixture of beer and lemonade.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shandy - a drink made of beer and lemonade
drink - a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
Translations
جِعَةٌ ممزوجَةٌ بالليمون
shandy
shandy
gyömbérsör és limonádé
bjórblanda
alus un ingveralus/limonādes maisījums
gazozla karıştırılmış biraşandi

shandy

[ˈʃændɪ] Ncerveza f con gaseosa, clara f (Sp)

shandy

[ˈʃændi] n (British)panaché m

shandy

n (Brit) → Bier ntmit Limonade; lemonade shandyAlsterwasser nt (N Ger), → Radlermaß nt (S Ger)

shandy

[ˈʃændɪ] n (Brit) → birra con gazzosa

shandy

(ˈʃӕndi) plural ˈshandies noun
a mixture of beer and lemonade or ginger beer.
References in classic literature ?
In the little room but two could engage him at once, but so fiercely did his blade swing and so surely did he thrust that in a bare moment The Black Wolf lay dead upon the floor and the red giant, Shandy, was badly though not fatally wounded.
It was evident that the wounded man was in no danger, so Norman of Torn ordered the others to assist him into the hut, where they found Red Shandy sitting propped against the wall while the good father poured the contents of a flagon down his eager throat.
The Black Wolf dead, Red Shandy and John Flory wounded, James Flory, One Eye Kanty and Peter the Hermit prisoners
With The Black Wolf dead, and may the devil pull out his eyes with red hot tongs, we might look farther and fare worse, mates, in search of a chief," spoke Red Shandy, eyeing his fellows, "for verily any man, be he but a stripling, who can vanquish six such as we, be fit to command us.
Tis Sir Norman of Torn," spoke up Red Shandy, "with his great host of noble knights and men-at-arms and squires and lackeys and sumpter beasts.
As the old man walked away toward the great gate of the castle after this outbreak, Shandy, turning to Norman of Torn, with a wide grin, said:
As he rushed, bull-like, toward Norman of Torn, the latter made no move to draw; he but stood with folded arms, eyeing Shandy with cold, level gaze; his head held high, haughty face marked by an arrogant sneer of contempt.
There was a certain rude, though chivalrous grandeur in the act; and it marked not only the beginning of a lifelong devotion and loyalty on the part of Shandy toward his young master, but was prophetic of the attitude which Norman of Torn was to inspire in all the men who served him during the long years that saw thousands pass the barbicans of Torn to crave a position beneath his grim banner.
As Shandy rose, one by one, John Flory, James, his brother, One Eye Kanty, and Peter the Hermit knelt before their young lord and kissed his hand.
Prominent, on the other hand, among the sentimentalists is Laurence Sterne, who, inappropriately enough, was a clergyman, the author of 'Tristram Shandy.
The latter more than once received from his lips curses as sententious and as complicated as that celebrated anathema of the church, for a knowledge of which most unlettered Protestants are indebted to the pious researches of the worthy Tristram Shandy.
Natty Boh has been a staple of this region since 15, and our hope is that the Crab Shack Shandy will continue to build upon that legacy.