[ ad-voh-kaht ]
/ ˌæd voʊˈkɑt /
a Dutch liqueur made with brandy, sugar, and eggs.
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Origin of advocaat
1930–35; <Dutch, short for advocatenborrel drink that lubricates the throat of a lawyer, equivalent to advocaat lawyer (see advocate) + -en- connective + borrel drink, nip < ?
Words nearby advocaat
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Example sentences from the Web for advocaat
De beste zaak heeft nog een goed' advocaat noodig—The best cause has need of a good pleader.
British Dictionary definitions for advocaat
/ (ˈædvəʊˌkɑː, -ˌkɑːt, ˈædvə-) /
a liqueur having a raw egg base
Word Origin for advocaat
C20: Dutch, from advocatenborrel, from advocaat advocate (n) + borrel drink
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