Definition of toddy
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
Recent Examples of toddy from the Web
The girls kept warm sipping from hot toddies stashed in plastic sippy cups.
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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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Definition of toddy for English Language Learners
: a hot drink made with whisky, sugar, and water
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