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Drambuie

Syllabification: Dram·bu·ie
Pronunciation: /ˌdramˈbo͞oē
 
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Definition of Drambuie in English:

noun

trademark
A sweet Scotch whiskey liqueur.
Example sentences
  • A liqueur whisky such as Drambuie is excellent for a hot toddy - its natural sweetness delivers a more harmonious palate, and there's no need to add sugar.
  • If you want to make store-bought mincemeat more special, tip the contents of a jar into a bowl and add some grated apple, orange or lemon zest, chopped almonds or hazelnuts - and, of course, a good slug of brandy, whisky or Drambuie.
  • Many liqueurs, however, are made with a specific spirit, such as Scotch in Drambuie, Cognac in Grand Marrier or Irish Whiskey in Baileys.

Origin

from Scottish Gaelic dram buidheach 'satisfying drink'.

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