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schnapps

 (shnäps, shnăps)
n. pl. schnapps
1. Any of various strong dry liquors, such as a strong Dutch gin.
2. Any of various flavored, sweet liqueurs: peach schnapps; peppermint schnapps.

[German Schnaps, mouthful, schnapps, from Low German snaps, from snappen, to snap, from Middle Low German, to snap at.]
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schnapps

(ʃnæps) or

schnaps

n
1. (Brewing) a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
2. (Brewing) (in Germany) any strong spirit
[C19: from German Schnaps, from schnappen to snap]
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schnapps

or schnaps

(ʃnɑps, ʃnæps)

n.
1. (in Europe) any strong, dry spirit, as slivovitz, aquavit, or kirsch.
2. any intoxicating liquor.
[1810–20; < German < Dutch snaps literally, gulp, derivative of snappen to snap]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schnapps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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Translations

schnapps

[ʃnæps] Nschnapps m
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schnapps

[ˈʃnæps] n (= drink) → schnaps m
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For those keen to indulge, there are a range of devilish treats that are "To Die For" and including the clotted creamcappuccino (pounds 2.25) or Cookies and Creammartini with vodka, frangelico and butterscotch schnapps (pounds 4.95).
Candidates include the inverted Nail, which uses Drambuie with Glenfiddich on top; the Caribbean Sunset, a combination of Kahlua, Chambord and Tia Maria; the Neutron Bomb, which features Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream and butterscotch schnapps; or the Ninja, using Midori, dark creme de cacao and Frangelico.
Two more pubs and several shots of Cowboys later (an Aussie speciality made with Butterscotch Schnapps and Baileys), we called it a night.
Speciality drinks include a chameleon cocktail which was designed by Murrey Neilson and combines Baileys, amaretto, butterscotch schnapps and cream.
Cafe B.'s Eggnog Martini ($8) is made with local products Kleinpeter Farms Eggnog and Bayou Spiced rum, topped with butterscotch schnapps and garnished with a dash of fresh nutmeg.
Just shake two parts white rum, one part butterscotch schnapps and one part fresh lime juice with ice and pour.