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toddy

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noun tod·dy \ˈtä-dē\

Simple Definition of toddy

  • : a hot drink made with whisky, sugar, and water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of toddy

plural

toddies

  1. 1 :  the fresh or fermented sap of various chiefly Asian palms

  2. 2 :  a usually hot drink consisting of liquor (as rum), water, sugar, and spices

Origin and Etymology of toddy

Hindi & Urdu tāṛī juice of the palmyra palm, from tāṛ palmyra palm, from Sanskrit tāla


First Known Use: 1609


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