Brandy fruit
Brandy Bran"dy, n.; 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. [1913 Webster]

{Brandy fruit}, fruit preserved in brandy and sugar. [1913 Webster]


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