Definitions for schnappsʃnɑps, ʃnæps
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in Europe) any strong, dry spirit, as slivovitz, aquavit, or kirsch.
any intoxicating liquor.
Origin of schnapps:
1810–20; < G < D snaps lit., gulp, der. of snappen to snap
any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
A type of distilled alcoholic beverage, often with a fruit or peppermint flavoring.
A serving of this beverage.
Origin: From Schnaps.
Schnapps is a term that refers to any kind of strong alcoholic beverage. The English word "schnapps" is derived from the German Schnaps. Schnaps is a Low German noun that means "swallow"; it has been documented in its High German meaning since before the 18th century.
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