American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. A region of France
- n. A party prominent in French politics and warfare during the Hundred Years' War
- n. A brandy made in the region of Armagnac.
- n. dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
- After Armagnac 1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
Looking for tweets for Armagnac.