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Webster 1913 Edition


Brandy

Bran′dy

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Brandies
.
[From older
brandywine
,
brandwine
, fr. D.
brandewijn
, fr. p. p. of
branden
to burn, distill +
wijn
wine, akin to G.
branntwein
. See
Brand
.]
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.
Brandy fruit
,
fruit preserved in brandy and sugar.

Webster 1828 Edition


Brandy

BRAN'DY

,
Noun.
An ardent spirit distilled from wine. The same name is now given to spirit distilled from other liquors, and in the U. States particularly to that which is distilled from cyder and peaches.

Definition 2022


Brandy

Brandy

See also: brandy

English

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Brandy

  1. A female given name derived from brandy, an alcoholic liquor. Mostly seen in American usage during the 1970s and 1980s.

brandy

brandy

See also: Brandy

English

Noun

brandy (countable and uncountable, plural brandies)

  1. (uncountable) An alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice.
  2. (countable) Any variety of brandy.
  3. (countable) A glass of brandy.

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Verb

brandy (third-person singular simple present brandies, present participle brandying, simple past and past participle brandied)

  1. (transitive) To preserve, flavour, or mix with brandy.

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Finnish

(index b)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrændi/
  • Hyphenation: bran‧dy

Noun

brandy

  1. brandy

Declension

Inflection of brandy (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative brandy brandyt
genitive brandyn brandyjen
partitive brandyä brandyjä
illative brandyyn brandyihin
singular plural
nominative brandy brandyt
accusative nom. brandy brandyt
gen. brandyn
genitive brandyn brandyjen
partitive brandyä brandyjä
inessive brandyssä brandyissä
elative brandystä brandyistä
illative brandyyn brandyihin
adessive brandyllä brandyillä
ablative brandyltä brandyiltä
allative brandylle brandyille
essive brandynä brandyinä
translative brandyksi brandyiksi
instructive brandyin
abessive brandyttä brandyittä
comitative brandyineen

Portuguese

Noun

brandy m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of brande

Spanish

Noun

brandy m (plural brandys or brandies)

  1. brandy