Definition of brandy in English:
noun (plural brandies)[mass noun]
A strong alcoholic spirit distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice: a bottle of brandy apricot brandy [count noun]: four large brandies
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- Armenia's wine industry specializes in the production of strong wines and brandy.
- For after your meal, Palinka is a common apricot brandy with more spirit than fruit, but one won't kill you.
- The assortments were soaked in brandy, whisky and rum to give it the real taste.
mid 17th century: from earlier brandwine, brandewine, from Dutch brandewijn, from branden 'burn, distil' + wijn 'wine'.
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