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kirsch

 (kîrsh)
n.
A colorless brandy made from the fermented juice of cherries.

[French, short for German Kirschwasser; see kirschwasser.]

Kirsch

(kɪəʃ) or

Kirschwasser

n
(Brewing) a brandy distilled from cherries, made chiefly in the Black Forest in Germany and in the Jura and Vosges districts of France
[German Kirschwasser cherry water]

kirsch

(kɪərʃ)

n.
a fragrant, colorless, unaged brandy distilled from a fermented mash of cherries.
[1810–20; < German Kirsch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kirsch - from fermented juice of black morello cherries
morello - cultivated sour cherry with dark-colored skin and juice
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
Translations

kirsch

[kɪəʃ] Nkirsch m

kirsch

Kirsch [ˈkɪərʃ] nkirsch m
References in classic literature ?
C'est a Kirsch je bense--je l'ai vu toute a l'heure--qui brenoit des sangviches dans la voiture," said the courier in a fine German French.
Whereupon Kirsch answered him in the English language or in such an imitation of it as he could command--for though he was familiar with all languages, Mr.
In the course of a few weeks, and by assiduously conversing with Herr Kirsch on the box of the carriage, Georgy made prodigious advance in the knowledge of High Dutch, and could talk to hotel waiters and postilions in a way that charmed his mother and amused his guardian.
There may have been a score of Englishmen in the house, but at the burst of that beloved and well-known music, every one of them, we young fellows in the stalls, Sir John and Lady Bullminster (who had taken a house at Pumpernickel for the education of their nine children), the fat gentleman with the mustachios, the long Major in white duck trousers, and the lady with the little boy upon whom he was so sweet, even Kirsch, the courier in the gallery, stood bolt upright in their places and proclaimed themselves to be members of the dear old British nation.
Kirsch, was in waiting to convey the party; but the fat man said he would walk and smoke his cigar on his way homewards, so the other three, with nods and smiles to us, went without Mr.
And Jos creaked up the stairs to bedward, followed by Kirsch with a flambeau.
Philip sent the waiter for a bottle of Burgundy from the neighbouring tavern, and they had a potage aux herbes, a steak from the window aux pommes, and an omelette au kirsch.
In Origin, the brash futurist Edmond Kirsch comes up with a theory so bold, so daring that, as he modestly thinks to himself in Brown's beloved italics, "It will not shake your foundations.
In 'Origin,' Langdon has come to Spain to attend a bizarre announcement by his former student, a Steve Jobs-style futurist and billionaire named Edmond Kirsch.
The novels Kirsch analyzes are not overly concerned with global perils but rather with clashes or escapes that alter personal reckonings, a choice that implies observing global novels as rooted in a way that is new to the readers but not to the authors.
In this book, authors Kirsch and Squires present readers with a comprehensive examination of the work of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFBP) of the US Federal Government in trying to stop abusive and discriminatory lending practices in the automotive and mortgage lending businesses.
US-based window coverings and architectural products maker Hunter Douglas has agreed to acquire the Levolor and Kirsch window coverings and drapery hardware business and brands from Newell Rubbermaid Inc.