toddy

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi ताड़ी (tāṛī).

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toddy (plural toddies)

  1. Clipping of hot toddy.
  2. (dated) The sweet sap from any of several tropical trees fermented to make an alcoholic drink.
    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 4, in Pulling the Strings:
      A turban and loincloth soaked in blood had been found; also a staff. These properties were known to have belonged to a toddy drawer. He had disappeared.

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