eau de vie
Origin of eau de vie
Examples from the Web for eau de vie
In shape, in colour, it resembled the tubs in which Guernsey ordinarily exported its eau-de-vie.The Mayor of Troy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A bottle of eau-de-vie, that stood near his right hand, assisted him likewise in swallowing his ample ration.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
It was like, perhaps, eau-de-vie with liquorice-juice in it; or rather one might say rum, sugared and burned.
Revived with eau-de-vie de Cognac, he insisted on accompanying them.Nevermore|Rolf Boldrewood
At Coqueville they had known nothing but eau-de-vie; and, moreover, not every one at that.