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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 ?
Toddy was so nicknamed because of his diabolical cleverness in concocting toddies. So I brought whisky along--a couple of gallons.
I liked those toddies. I grew to look forward to the making of them.
And I haven't drunk hot toddies since, and that was many a year ago.
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.
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HOT TODDIES Hot Toddies date back to the 1700s, traditionally made with spirit, honey and a range of spices.