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  • noun Plural form of aguardiente.

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Examples

  • The Indians were especially vulnerable to epidemic diseases because of their abuse and excess of counterfeit aguardientes, tepaches [pulque mixed with sugar and other substances], and other fermented drinks.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • Lopez, y hizieron otras y apresaron el navio y sacaron con las favas todo lo que les parecio necessario del Vino y aguardientes y toda la plata y demas que havia de valor, y dieron tormento a dos Espagnoles para que descubriessen si havia mas plata y curtaron velas y Jarzias, menos la mayor, y alargaron el Navio con la gente menos cinco o seys, que trageron consigo y entre ellos el declarante.

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Simon Calderon, Natural de Santiago de Chile, Marinero de profession, yendo del callado a Panama en el Navio llamado el _Rosario_, cargado de Vinos, aguardientes, estaño en Barras, y cantidad de Patacas, con beynte y quatro Hombres pasageros y todo, encontraron en la punta de

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Highlights here include the house-infused mezcals in flavors like manzanilla (chamomile) and canela (cinnamon), and toritos, a specialty of Veracruz state: sweet, naturally flavored aguardientes that manage to retain some booziness through the sugar.

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  • He, Enrique Bonaglia, was the one who distributed aguardientes and coffees to Don Simón’s old card chums, anís to the ladies, and granadinas to the two or three children who appeared in the shop, presided over by the wooden coffin with iron fittings and the remains inside of a man who had come to Buenos Aires decades before to seek his future.

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