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tod·dy

 (tŏd′ē)
n. pl. tod·dies
1. A hot toddy.
2.
a. The sweet sap of certain tropical Asian palm trees, used as a beverage.
b. An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting this sap.

[Hindi tāṛī, palm sap, fermented palm sap, from tāṛ, palmyra palm (Borassus flabellifer), from Sanskrit tālaḥ, perhaps of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu tāḍu.]

toddy

(ˈtɒdɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. (Brewing) a drink made from spirits, esp whisky, with hot water, sugar, and usually lemon juice
2. (Plants)
a. the sap of various palm trees (toddy or wine palms), used as a beverage
b. the liquor prepared from this sap
3. (Brewing) (in Malaysia) a milky-white sour alcoholic drink made from fermented coconut milk, drunk chiefly by Indians
[C17: from Hindi tārī juice of the palmyra palm, from tār palmyra palm, from Sanskrit tāra, probably of Dravidian origin]

tod•dy

(ˈtɒd i)

n., pl. -dies.
1. a drink of liquor and usu. hot water, sweetened and sometimes spiced.
2. the drawn sap, esp. when fermented, of the toddy palm, used as a drink.
[1600–10; < Hindi tāḍi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toddy - a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hottoddy - a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
mixed drink - made of two or more ingredients
Tom and Jerry - hot rum toddy with a beaten egg
Translations
مَزيج من الخَمْر
grogpunč
toddy
toddÿ
punšas
punšs
grog
todi

toddy

[ˈtɒdɪ] N hot toddyponche m

toddy

[ˈtɒdi] ngrog mto-do [təˈduː] n (= fuss) → histoire f, affaire f

toddy

nGrog m

toddy

[ˈtɒdɪ] n hot toddygrog m inv

toddy

(ˈtodi) noun
a drink made of spirits, sugar, hot water etc.
References in classic literature ?
Drinking hot rum toddies with me every night, till he couldn't see to put on the bandages; and sending me to bed, half seas over, about three o'clock in the morning.
Toddy was so nicknamed because of his diabolical cleverness in concocting toddies.
And when, in the middle of the cruise, Toddy was called back to San Francisco on business, Cloudesley and I saw to it that the Korean boy mixed toddies regularly for us according to formula.
And I haven't drunk hot toddies since, and that was many a year ago.
There will be live Christmas music, a 25 foot Christmas tree, mince pies and hot toddies.
Mulled wine, spicy winter cocktails and hot toddies are becoming increasingly popular as people look for alternatives to the normal run-of-the-mill special occasion drinks.