Brandy

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BRANDY. A spirituous liquor made of wine by distillation. See stat. 22 Car. H. c. 4.

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Over the years, slivovitz has become a distinctly Jewish beverage, one to rival Manischewitz wine, and a popular social lubricant to celebrate the good times and lament the bad.
I doubt a ballad will set the right tone in Moscow; most successful Eurovision entries tend to be bland, poppy numbers that get the Balkans swaying over their slivovitz.
One of the unkempt Muslim militiamen, unshaven and his breath flush with Slivovitz brandy, cocked and armed his M-72 anti-tank rocket launcher.
My mum got me through the pounds 125,000 mark when she knew that slivovitz was a brandy made from plums.