What does brandy mean?

Definitions for brandy
ˈbræn dibrandy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brandy(noun)

    distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice

Wiktionary

  1. brandy(Noun)

    An alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice.

  2. brandy(Noun)

    Any variety of brandy.

  3. brandy(Noun)

    A glass of brandy.

  4. brandy(Verb)

    To preserve, flavour, or mix with brandy.

  5. Brandy(ProperNoun)

    derived from brandy, an alcoholic liquor. Mostly seen in American usage during the 1970s and 1980s.

  6. Origin: Shortened form of brandywine, from brandewijn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brandy(noun)

    a strong alcoholic liquor distilled from wine. The name is also given to spirit distilled from other liquors, and in the United States to that distilled from cider and peaches. In northern Europe, it is also applied to a spirit obtained from grain

Freebase

  1. Brandy

    Brandy is a spirit produced by distilling wine. Brandy generally contains 35–60% alcohol by volume and is typically taken as an after-dinner drink. Some brandies are aged in wooden casks, some are coloured with caramel colouring to imitate the effect of aging, and some brandies are produced using a combination of both aging and colouring. Brandy is also produced from fermented fruits other than grapes, but these products are typically named eaux-de-vie, especially in French. In some countries, fruit flavouring or some other flavouring may be added to a spirit that is called "brandy".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brandy

    brand′i, n. an ardent spirit distilled from wine.—adj. Bran′died, heartened or strengthened with brandy.—n. Brand′y-pawnee′, brandy and water. [Formerly brandwine—Dut. brandewijnbranden, to burn, to distil, and wijn, wine; cf. Ger. branntwein.]

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Brandy

    From the German Brantwein, burnt wine. A spirituous distillation from wine.

How to pronounce brandy?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brandy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brandy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of brandy in a Sentence

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Hell is full of musical amateurs music is the brandy of the damned.

  2. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 3:

    Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned.

  3. Clark Gable, Gone With the Wind:

    I seem to be spoiling everybody's brandy and cigars and dreams of victory.

  4. Earl Blumenauer:

    There’s a durability to it, it will last the entire year or longer. Just put a little brandy on it.

  5. Quentin Tarantino:

    I have to say I am so honored to have this, i would like to dedicate this to my wonderful actress Brandy.

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