from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gingerbread cracker flavored with brandy.


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  • They were brandy-snap baskets in the shape of sailing boats, with spun sugar sails and cargos of strawberries and cream, afloat on a sea of red sauce.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • The gingerbread to be bought at Cheddington Fair had a peculiar excellence of its own, whether in the form of gilded kings and queens, brandy-snap, or cakes; everything else tasted tame and flat after it, as indeed did most of the events of daily life for some days following these exciting events.

    Penelope and the Others Story of Five Country Children


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