shandy

[ shan-dee ]
/ ˈʃæn di /

noun, plural shan·dies. Chiefly British.

a mixture of beer and lemonade.

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Origin of shandy

First recorded in 1885–90; short for shandygaff
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British Dictionary definitions for shandy

shandy

US shandygaff (ˈʃændɪˌɡæf)

/ (ˈʃændɪ) /

noun plural -dies or -gaffs

an alcoholic drink made of beer and ginger beer or lemonade

Word Origin for shandy

C19: of unknown origin
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