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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brandy  \Bran"dy\,  n.;  pl  {Brandies}.  [From  older  brandywine, 
  brandwine,  fr  D.  brandewijn  fr  p.  p.  of  branden  to  burn, 
  distill  +  wijn  wine,  akin  to  G.  branntwein  See  {Brand}.] 
  A  strong  alcoholic  liquor  distilled  from  wine.  The  name  is 
  also  given  to  spirit  distilled  from  other  liquors,  and  in  the 
  United  States  to  that  distilled  from  cider  and  peaches.  In 
  northern  Europe,  it  is  also  applied  to  a  spirit  obtained  from 
  grain. 
 
  {Brandy  fruit},  fruit  preserved  in  brandy  and  sugar. 




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