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peach brandy

noun
  1. brandy distilled from the fermented juice of peaches.
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Origin of peach brandy

An Americanism dating back to 1705–15
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Examples from the Web for peach brandy

Historical Examples

  • Beer, peach-brandy, and persico, are also frequently to be purchased.

    Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume X

    Various

  • In its unqualified sense this name is commonly understood as referring to cherry-brandy or peach-brandy.

  • She spoke decidedly, and turned about quickly; as she did so, she caught sight of the bottle of peach-brandy in the grass.

    The Good Comrade

    Una L. Silberrad

  • Peach-brandy is made by converting the sugar of the fruit into alcohol and then distilling.


British Dictionary definitions for peach brandy

peach brandy

noun
  1. (esp in S. Africa) a brandy made from fermented peaches
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