toddy


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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 ?
On the particular trip I have in mind, Cloudesley and Toddy came along.
Toddy was so nicknamed because of his diabolical cleverness in concocting toddies.
"I'll send one of the youngsters for lemons, and we'll make a toddy," Martin offered.
So Martin unearthed a carbon copy of "Star-dust," and during the reading of it Brissenden chuckled, rubbed his hands, and forgot to sip his toddy.
Shall I stir you a toddy? Let me mix you a toddy with a drop of Angostura."
'I'm a pretty bad fellow myself,' the stranger remarked, 'but Macfarlane is the boy - Toddy Macfarlane I call him.
But can a man get a drop of the real stuff there?" said a sailor who liked his toddy.
Moti Guj was very fond of liquor-arrack for choice, though he would drink palm-tree toddy if nothing better offered.
Still nobody woke; so my uncle took a little drop more--neat this time, to prevent the toddy from disagreeing with him--and, laying violent hands on his hat, sallied forth into the street.
Good-even, Major; will I make the bowl of gin toddy the night, or it’s likely ye’ll stay at the big house the Christmas eve, and the very night of yer getting there?”
We ate a hearty supper, George and I, and we should have had some toddy after it, if we could have found the whisky, but we could not.
and a drap toddy afterwards, to do yer digestin' on?"