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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

brandy

nWeinbrand m, → Brandy m

brandy

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

[ˈbrændɪ] nbrandy m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

brandy

(ˈbrӕndi) plural ˈbrandies noun
a type of strong alcoholic spirit made from wine. Brandy is usually drunk after dinner.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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This distinction has fortified the reputation of Brandy de Jerez. With 95 percent of brandy in Spain categorized as Brandy de Jerez, its popularity has extended beyond its borders to parts of Europe and Asia.
Apple flavoured Calvados brandy comes from Normandy in the north, while Brandy de Jerez hails from Spain, Obstler brandy originates from the Alpine regions of Austria and Pisco brandy comes from Peru and Chile.
Emperador is behind the iconic Emperador Brandy, Fundador Spanish Brandy de Jerez and the luxury Single Malt Scotch Whisky The Dalmore.
"We offer everything from unaged fruit brandy to great Cognacs and Brandy de Jerez."
"We have introduced a super-premium Brandy de Jerez in Fundador Supremo through travel retail channel in Europe and Asia like Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Korea, etc.
Decades later, the business diversified into the production of Brandy de Jerez, regional wines, port, anise liqueur and Iberian pork products.