- flavored, soaked in, or treated with brandy.
Origin of brandied
- a spirit distilled from wine or from the fermented juice of grapes or of apples, peaches, plums, etc.
- to mix, flavor, or preserve with brandy.
Origin of brandy
Examples from the Web for brandied
Contemporary Examples of brandied
Carefully strain the cocktail into the prepared glass and garnish with the brandied cherry.Celeb Chefs' Holiday Cocktails
Jacquelynn D. Powers
November 19, 2010
Historical Examples of brandied
A spark could ignite it and set the globe on fire like it was a brandied Christmas pudding.Operation Earthworm
Put in glasses and when cold cover with brandied paper and seal.The Golden Age Cook Book
Henrietta Latham Dwight
"We had brandied peaches last Sunday night," said the landlady, indignantly.The Idiot
John Kendrick Bangs
Bring me some brandied marrons, a large bottle of rose oil and a stick of lip rouge from Celeste's.Blue-grass and Broadway
Maria Thompson Daviess
Janet was sitting motionless and embarrassed before the tea-table, waiting for the tea to become of brandied strength.Moth and Rust
- an alcoholic drink consisting of spirit distilled from grape wine
- a distillation of wines made from other fruitsplum brandy
Word Origin for brandy
1650s, abbreviation of brandywine (1620s) from Dutch brandewijn "burnt wine," so called because it is distilled (cf. German cognate Branntwein and Czech palenka "brandy," from paliti "to burn"). The Brandywine Creek in Pennsylvania, site of a Revolutionary War battle, supposedly so named by the Dutch for the color of its waters.