meaning of Brandy

Brandy meaning in General Dictionary

a very good alcoholic alcohol distilled from wine The name normally directed at spirit distilled from other liquors and in the United States to that particular distilled from cider and peaches In northern Europe additionally it is put on a nature acquired from whole grain

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  • distilled from wine or fermented juice
  • A strong alcohol alcohol distilled from wine. Title is additionally given to character distilled from other liquors, plus the United States to that distilled from cider and peaches. In northern Europe, it can also be applied to a spirit acquired from whole grain.

Brandy meaning in Names Dictionary

Means "brandy", through the alcohol drink.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female


Brandy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, abbreviation of brandywine (1620s) from Dutch brandewijn "burnt wine," so-called because it is distilled (compare German cognate Branntwein and Czech palenka "brandy," from paliti "to burn"). The Brandywine Creek in Pennsylvania, site of a Revolutionary War fight, supposedly so named because of the Dutch when it comes to color of its waters.


Brandy - German to English

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Brandy - French to English

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Brandy meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A stronger alcohol alcohol distilled from wine. Title normally directed at spirit distilled off their liquors, and in the United States compared to that distilled from cider and peaches. In northern Europe, additionally it is applied to a spirit acquired from whole grain.


Sentence Examples with the word Brandy

The landowner to whom Nicholas went was a bachelor, an old cavalryman, a horse fancier, a sportsman, the possessor of some century-old brandy and some old Hungarian wine, who had a snuggery where he smoked, and who owned some splendid horses.

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