American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dry colorless plum brandy.
- n. A type of rakija made of distilled, fermented plum juice. It is sometimes referred to as plum brandy.
- n. A serving of this drink.
- n. a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
- From Serbo-Croatian šljȉvovica / шљи̏вовица, from šljȉva / шљи̏ва ("plum"). (Wiktionary)
- Serbo-Croatian šljivovica, from šljiva, plum. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He prefers plum brandy, "slivovitz" - which happens to be the name of the first section of the two-part”
“ROBERTS: Just as is -- a point of reference, a slivovitz is a very powerful alcoholic drink that's popular in the Balkans.”
“A few shots of the liquor called slivovitz will make you either flushed or ashen-faced.”
“Katjka reappeared with a tray of two-litre beer steins and little flasks of tujica, better known as slivovitz, and flopped down between us with a gusty breath.”
“The slivovitz was a great hit, tho Auntie Wanda insisted they all have a drink to celebrate Bec arrival.”
“He turned, still imperious, to the table, placing in the center of its well a small glass beaker, which he filled from a flask until slivovitz reached a marked level circumference.”
“With totally static lips, he could make his puppet drunkenly drawl the words 'a big bottle of Polish slivovitz '- something many would struggle to say for themselves while sober.”
“Casey raised her eyebrows suggestively and lifted a bottle of slivovitz, a strong Czech liquor made from plums.”
“It seems that Altenberg, who lived out his days in cheap hotels, awoke one morning feeling poorly--probably hung over from a combination of slivovitz and sleeping pills--and decided to spend the day in bed.”
“Darling du Jour: She ordered slivovitz, which could under no circumstances ever have been in contact with a real plum, and wondered if it were brewed in the same bathtub as the gin.”
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