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schnapps

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noun \ˈshnaps\

Simple Definition of schnapps

  • : a type of strong liquor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schnapps

plural

schnapps

  1. :  any of various liquors of high alcoholic content; especially :  strong Holland gin

Origin and Etymology of schnapps

German Schnaps, literally, dram of liquor, from Low German snaps dram, mouthful, from snappen to snap


First Known Use: 1796


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