Glenlivet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Glenlivet A kind of Scotch whisky, named from the district in which it was first made.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glenlivet A superior Scotch whisky.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Glenlivet glen-lēv′et a good Scotch whisky.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Glenlivet, a valley in Banffshire.

Usage

In literature:

Change Glenlivet for Bourbon, and it is still whisky, only not so good.
"Essays of Travel" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Have a nip of Glenlivet.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Let it not be named Glenlivet; think not upon Ferintosh.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844" by Various
The Roman Catholic College at Scanlan, on the Braes of Glenlivet, was a turf-built erection, dating from 1712.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
Change Glenlivet for Bourbon, and it is still whisky, only not so good.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The king o' drinks, as I conceive it, Talisker, Isla, or Glenlivet!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 14 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
How nobly stands in the centre that ten-gallon Cask of Glenlivet!
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
There are words like 'foozle' and 'tee-off' and 'schlaff' and 'baffy-iron' and 'Glenlivet.
"Peeps at People" by John Kendrick Bangs
The armies encountered at a place called Belrinnes in a district called Glenlivet.
"English and Scottish Ballads, Volume VII (of 8)" by Various
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In poetry:

There's a damper in the ashes, tea and sugar in the bags,
There's whips of feed and shelter on the sandridge for the nags,
There's gidya wood about us and water close at hand,
And just one bottle left yet of the good Glenlivet brand.
"Westward Ho!" by Harry Breaker Morant

In news:

The Glenlivet , the single malt that started it all, is the world's most celebrated single malt whisky and it is Scotland's first legally distilled single malt.
The Glenlivet , the world's most celebrated single malt whisky, is Scotland's first legally distilled single malt.
Pernod Ricard USA is promoting the publication of ""A Double Scotch: How Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Became Global Icons,"" a new book by spirits writer F.
Glenlivet ambassador Ricky Crawford shares tips on enjoying single-malt scotch , in this Men's Health Minute.
Dave Arnold and his Rotary Evaporator courtesy The Glenlivet.
Glenlivet ambassador Ricky Crawford shares tips on enjoying single-malt scotch, in this Men's Health Minute.
At the upcoming Whisky Live Festival in South Africa, two 70-year-old bottles of Glenlivet whisky will be auctioned off and are expected to bring in around $21,000 a piece.
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