toddy

noun tod·dy \ ˈtä-dē \
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of toddy

plural toddies
1 : a usually hot drink consisting of liquor (such as rum), water, sugar, and spices
2 : the fresh or fermented sap of various chiefly Asian palms

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Origin and Etymology of toddy

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


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toddy

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Definition of toddy for English Language Learners

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


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