Toddy cat
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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