Toddy Tod"dy, n. [Formed from Hind. t[=a]?[=i] the juice of the palmyra tree, popularly, toddy, fr. t[=a]? the palmyra tree, Skr. t[=a]la.] 1. A juice drawn from various kinds of palms in the East Indies; or, a spirituous liquor procured from it by fermentation. [1913 Webster]

2. A mixture of spirit and hot water sweetened. [1913 Webster]

Note: Toddy differs from grog in having a less proportion of spirit, and is being made hot and sweetened. [1913 Webster]

{Toddy bird} (Zo["o]l.), a weaver bird of the East Indies and India: -- so called from its fondness for the juice of the palm.

{Toddy cat} (Zo["o]l.), the common paradoxure; the palm cat. [1913 Webster]

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  • toddy — ● toddy nom masculin (anglais toddy, de l hindi tādi) Boisson fermentée obtenue en Inde de la sève de divers palmiers. toddy [tɔdi] n. m. ÉTYM. 1666; mot angl., du hindi tādī, var. de tārī, de tār « palmier ». ❖ ♦ Vin de palme, en Inde …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • toddy — (izg. tȍdi) m DEFINICIJA piće od brendija ili nekog likera pomiješano s toplom vodom, šećerom i mirodijama ETIMOLOGIJA engl. toddy ← hind. tāḍi: vrsta palme …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • toddy — [täd′ē] n. pl. toddies [Anglo Ind < Hindi tāṛī, fermented sap of palmyra tree < tāṛ, palm tree < Sans tāla, palmyra] 1. a) the sweet sap of various East Indian palms, used as a beverage b) an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting this sap… …   English World dictionary

  • Toddy — Toddy, 1) gegohrener Palmensaft; 2) Mischung aus Branntwein (Rum), Zucker u. Muskatnüssen, bes. in Nordamerika; 3) Grog, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Toddy — Toddy, Getränk aus Branntwein, Zucker, Eis und Wasser, ähnlich dem Grog, in Schottland, England, Schweden etc. beliebt (Sling enthält dazu noch etwas geriebene Muskatnuß); auch soviel wie Palmwein …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Toddy — (engl.), Palmwein (s.d.), bes. solcher, der eine Gärung durchgemacht hat; schott. Getränk aus Whisky, Zucker, Wasser und Eis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Toddy — Toddy, schott., was Grog …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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