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eau de vie

noun as in brandy

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It refers to what Americans call eau-de-vie, though Austrians have been tinkering with and perfecting the drink for centuries.

Not ze whisky from ze rotten grain; but ze eau-de-vie wiz ze fire of ze sun and ze sweet of ze vine!

Besides, among seamen, Eau always means brandy; and Eau-de-vie, brandy of a high proof.

I stood by her supporting her head on my breast, while Justine ran for camphor and eau-de-vie.

She seems to have taken to drink, for her thefts are mostly of wine and eau de vie.

So I gave him a little more eau-de-vie, and he took it most submissively.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eau de vie, such as: whiskey, cognac, marc, and aqua vitae.

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