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cherry brandy

noun
1.
a red liqueur made of brandy flavoured with cherries
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • "cherry brandy," said Skeff, dryly, as he buttoned the pocket-flap over it.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • As a matter of fact, it is just as tasty, and almost as luscious as cherry brandy.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • The manufacture of sloe gin is as simple as that of cherry brandy.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • Coffee was rarely served, but cherry brandy or some liqueur was passed.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • The waiter rattled off a list, beginning with Strega and ending with cherry brandy.

    Aaron's Rod D. H. Lawrence
  • The red ratafia, does your ladyship mean, or the cherry brandy?

    The Way of the World William Congreve
  • You shall have maraschino, or curaao dry or sweet, or cherry brandy.

    Jude the Obscure

    Thomas Hardy
  • The two women were comfortably seated together, with the cherry brandy and a plate of biscuits on a table between them.

    Heart and Science Wilkie Collins
  • Sweetness of temper (encouraged by cherry brandy) can even smile at a glass—unless it happens to be empty.

    Heart and Science Wilkie Collins
  • Dey would give us whiskey and wine and cherry brandy, but dere wasn' no shootin' or gamblin'.

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