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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.]

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]

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]
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
Translations

schnapps

[ʃnæps] Nschnapps m

schnapps

[ˈʃnæps] n (= drink) → schnaps m
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Charlotte Peach, 19, believed she had drunk two glasses of peach schnapps when she got drove on October 25.
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Schnapps, that potent Old World European libation most often associated with peppermint, is getting renewed attention at Leopold, a Belgian-inspired restaurant that opened at the start of 2011 in Chicago's West Town neighborhood.
1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tbsp sugar Simple syrup 1 ounce hard cider 1 ounce butterscotch schnapps 1/2 to 1 ounce cinnamon schnapps Cinnamon stick (optional) Chill a martini glass by filling it with ice or placing it in the freezer.
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The 150 or so market stalls are arranged on and around the temporarily named Quai de Noel, and they offer a vast array of locally produced goods, including no doubt some wine and schnapps from nearby suppliers, and foodstuffs, interesting items from across the Alpine passes and of course the festive staples of vin chaud and cinnamon crepes.
The original cake is smooth and only has whipped cream with a thin layer of pastry, and is a little bitter, with lots of Schnapps in it.