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- n. A liqueur made from cherries macerated in brandy or neutral spirit, and flavoured with spices
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. brandy in which cherries have been steeped.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But when a man is well known as drinking only one special thing, like cherry brandy, that isn’t very widely drunk, it’s just like poisoning him in his own home.
There was no possibility of doubting my wife's word; but I never knew genuine Kalydor, such as I use for my own complexion, to smell so much like cherry brandy.
Note: Kirsch, a German cherry liqueur, is not sweet like cherry brandy.
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