from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dry colorless plum brandy.
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- 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.
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- n. a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
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.