Definition of Eau de vie

1. Noun. Strong coarse brandy.

Generic synonyms: Brandy



Definition of Eau de vie

1. Noun. brandy or similar spirit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eau De Vie

eats
eats away
eats like a bird
eats like a horse
eats one's seed corn
eats one's words
eats the seed corn
eatworthy
eau
eau de Javelle
eau de cologne
eau de cologne mint
eau de nil
eau de nils
eau de toilette
eau de vie (current term)
eaus
eaux
eave
eaved
eavedrop
eavedrops
eaves
eaves trough
eaves troughs
eavesdrip
eavesdrips
eavesdrop
eavesdropped
eavesdropper

Literary usage of Eau de vie

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1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1900)
"... détruites par l'eau de vie et particulièrement la nation des Algonquins ; et en second lieu, que les français fugitifs n'osant plus retourner chez eux, ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"Eau-de-vie preuve de Hollande, contains 47 per cent of alcohol, ... Trois-sept (-Ç) contains four parts of water and three parts eau-de-vie preuve de ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1880)
"Il prétend que cette eau-de-vie pourra remplacer avantageusement le kirsch ... L'eau-de-vie est bonne et sa saveur est voisine de celle de l'eau-de-vie de ..."

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