Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various strong dry liquors, such as a strong Dutch gin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Spirituous liquor of any sort; especially, Holland gin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun U.S. Holland gin.

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  • noun uncountable A type of distilled alcoholic beverage, often with a fruit or peppermint flavoring.
  • noun countable A serving of this beverage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German Schnaps, mouthful, schnapps, from Low German snaps, from snappen, to snap, from Middle Low German, to snap at.]

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From German Schnaps.

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  • I love the sound of schnapps - it sounds like a drink for cold crisp weather

    December 30, 2014