from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former countship of southwest France in Gascony. Added to the French royal domain in 1607, the area is now noted for its viniculture.
- n. A dry brandy.
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- proper n. A region of France
- proper n. A party prominent in French politics and warfare during the Hundred Years' War
- n. A brandy made in the region of Armagnac.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
I have never tried prunes in Armagnac, although the combination has intrigued me for a while.
Well, when they are ortolan, they are killed by being thrown in some Armagnac, which is not a bad way to die.
"I always think," murmured the Abbé, sipping his digestive glass of eau-de-vie d'Armagnac, which is better than any cognac of Charente -- "I always think that to be thin shows a mean mind, lacking generosity."
"I always think," murmured the Abbe, sipping his digestive glass of eau-de-vie d'Armagnac, which is better than any cognac of Charente --
The pope showed his approval of d'Armagnac's administration by promoting him to the Archbishopric of Avignon
"Armagnac," I answered, "or anything else that is not English.
And the liquour sorbets, such as those made with Calvados, Cassis or Armagnac, are a digestif and dessert combination.
If using Armagnac, pour over prunes and set aside to soak.
I think whisky works best with dried fruit – rum is slightly too sweet for me, and cheaper brandy anyone who cooks with a fine calvados or Armagnac won't be getting a Christmas gift from me doesn't have enough character.
I was drinking a Manhattan for Phil, then I googled Armagnac and watched the cat bat an olive around then I woke up to what sounded like Othello.
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