Laphroaig

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Goidelic/Scottish Gaelic; possibly from lag (hollow) + Old Norse breidd (breadth) + Old Norse vík (bay).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Laphroaig

  1. (Scotland) A whisky distillery, noted for its strong peaty taste, on Islay in Scotland.

Noun[edit]

Laphroaig (plural Laphroaigs)

  1. A serving or bottle of Laphroaig whisky
    • 2003, Todd McEwen, Who Sleeps With Katz, Granta (2005), page 239:
      And when I am hungry, said MacK, they bring me the salmons of Argyll smoked over peat of the Hebrides, and a glass of Laphroaig.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elle. (1993). United States: Elle Publishing Company