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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
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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)
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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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