Holland gin
noun see Hollands

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Holland gin — Gin Gin (j[i^]n), n. [Contr. from Geneva. See 2d {Geneva}.] A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; also called {Hollands} and {Holland gin}, because originally, and still very extensively,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holland gin — noun gin made in the Netherlands • Syn: ↑geneva, ↑Hollands • Hypernyms: ↑gin * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized H : hollands * * * Holland gin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gin — (j[i^]n), n. [Contr. from Geneva. See 2d {Geneva}.] A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; also called {Hollands} and {Holland gin}, because originally, and still very extensively,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gin — Gin, som er en sammentrækning af det franske ord for enebær genièvre , kommer oprindeligt fra Holland. En hollandsk læge i 1500 tallet brugte alkohol blandet med enebær, som et godt og billigt middel mod nyresmerter. Engelske soldater fik under… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Gin — This article is about the beverage. For other uses, see Gin (disambiguation). A selection of bottled gins offered at a liquor store in Decatur, Georgia, United States Gin is a spirit which derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries… …   Wikipedia

  • gin — gin1 /jin/, n. 1. an alcoholic liquor obtained by distilling grain mash with juniper berries. 2. an alcoholic liquor similar to this, made by redistilling spirits with flavoring agents, esp. juniper berries, orange peel, angelica root, etc. [1705 …   Universalium

  • HOLLAND —    (4,795), officially known as the Netherlands, a small maritime country of Western Europe, bordered on its N. and W. by the German Ocean, and having Prussia on its E. and Belgium to the S.; its area, somewhat less than one fourth the size of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • gin — (Roget s IV) n. Types of gin include: dry, sloe, cordial, unflavored, Old Tom, English, Dutch, Holland, London, Geneva, Schiedam; see drink 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Old Tom Gin — (or Tom Gin or Old Tom) is a lightly sweetened Gin popular in 18th century England that now is rarely available. It is slightly sweeter than London Dry, but slightly drier than Dutch/Holland Gin/Jenever, and is thus sometimes called The Missing… …   Wikipedia

  • New Holland Brewing Company — Art in Fermented Form Location Holland, Michigan Year opened 1996 …   Wikipedia

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