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brandy

noun bran·dy \ ˈbran-dē \
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of brandy

plural brandies
: an alcoholic beverage distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice

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Origin and Etymology of brandy

short for brandywine, from Dutch brandewijn, from Middle Dutch brantwijn, from brant distilled + wijn wine


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brandy

verb

Definition of brandy

brandied; brandying
: to flavor, blend, or preserve with brandy

First Known Use of brandy

1813

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BRANDY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of brandy for English Language Learners

  • : an alcoholic drink made from wine


BRANDY Defined for Kids

brandy

noun bran·dy \ ˈbran-dē \

Definition of brandy for Students

plural brandies
: an alcoholic liquor made from wine or fruit juice

Medical Dictionary

brandy

noun bran·dy \ ˈbran-dē \

medical Definition of brandy

plural brandies
: an alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice (as of apples)


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