Definitions

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  • n. A traditional Hungarian fruit brandy.

Etymologies

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Hungarian pálinka

Examples

  • So, at some point in the not too distant future we will have our own palinka, which is a very exciting prospect.

    Csíkszereda musings

  •   A bottle of palinka, only half full, stood with its cap off on the windowsill.

    The Paprika Ewer

  •   She cleared the card table, poured out the palinka, and when she had finished, she washed what dishes there were.

    The Paprika Ewer

  • She cleared the card table, poured out the palinka, and when she had finished, she washed what dishes there were.

    The Paprika Ewer

  • A bottle of palinka, only half full, stood with its cap off on the windowsill.

    The Paprika Ewer

  • Apple pie with whiskey crust, Caramel-cranberry-almond with cognac, chocolate cream with frangelico or amaretto, triple berry with slivovitz, maple-nutmeg cream with apricot palinka

    q&a: special thanksgiving edition | smitten kitchen

  • As a wave of panic and depression spread throughout the team, Rissa—who had a store of palinka, a Hungarian apricot brandy, which she had picked up during a recent conference in Budapest—began distributing drinks to those most in need.

    The Goddess and the Bull

  • The neutral fluid streamed down upon the floor like a water fall and, gradually gaining ground, forced the flaming _palinka_ [31] back further and further, till at last the infernal blue light was gradually extinguished.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • Appearance: Mountains, forests, fast-flowing rivers, picturesque castles, sleepy villages, horse carts, elderly peasants ploughing land with age-old implements, blacksmiths sloshed on the deadly local brew palinka plying their time-honoured trade.

    The Guardian World News

  • The government's plan to legalize private palinka distilling will reduce tax revenue by several billion forints, data from Hungary's Customs and Excise Tax Office

    Latest news _ Budapest Business Journal _ BBJ_online

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