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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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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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or schnaps(ʃnɑps, ʃnæps)
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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schnapps[ʃnæps] N → schnapps m
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schnapps[ˈʃnæps] n (= drink) → schnaps m
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