applejack

[ ap-uh l-jak ]
/ ˈæp əlˌdʒæk /
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noun

a brandy distilled from fermented cider; apple brandy.
fermented cider.
an alcoholic beverage consisting of the unfrozen liquid that remains after freezing fermented cider.
Chiefly North Carolina and British Dialect. an apple turnover.

Nearby words

  1. apple-pie order,
  2. apple-polish,
  3. appleby,
  4. applecart,
  5. appledrain,
  6. appleknocker,
  7. apples,
  8. apples and oranges,
  9. apples and pears,
  10. apples of the hesperides

Origin of applejack

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; apple + jack1

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British Dictionary definitions for applejack

applejack

/ (ˈæpəlˌdʒæk) /

noun

a brandy made from apples; distilled ciderAlso called: applejack brandy, apple brandy
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