brandywine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch brandewijn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brandywine (countable and uncountable, plural brandywines)

  1. (archaic) brandy
    • Richard Wiseman, Eight Chirurgical Treatises, "Of Tumours: Of Pernio", Book I, Ch. XIII.
      Socks dipt in Brandy-wine, and worn, are preventive.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for brandywine in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)