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Shandygaff, shan′di-gaf, n. a mixture of bitter ale or beer with ginger-beer.
After a ten-mile pull on the river, a shandygaff of Bass and champagne is comforting to the oarsman.The Truth About Tristrem Varick|Edgar Saltus
Officers dismounted at the Club, quaffed "shandygaff" and sometimes even "Scotch and soda" in silent sense of exasperation.A Soldier's Trial|Charles King
What better place can be imagined for a lunch—a biscuit and a bit of cheese, washed down with a pint of refreshing shandygaff.Nasby in Exile|David R. Locke
In taverns, of course, the churchwarden—beloved of Carlyle and Tennyson—was usually smoked to the accompaniment of shandygaff.The Social History of Smoking|G. L. Apperson