A glass of Armagnac brandy.
brandy definition by Webster's New World
- an alcoholic liquor distilled from wine
- a similar liquor distilled from the fermented juice of a specified fruit: cherry brandy
Origin: earlier brandywine ; from Dutch brandewijn, literally , burnt wine: so called from being distilled
brandy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. bran·dies
Origin: Short for brandy-wine, from Dutch brandewijn : brandende, present participle of branden, to burn; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + wijn, wine; see wine.