aquavit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aquavit Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
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Usage

In literature:

We'll have you out fixing fences and drinking aquavit in a month.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
This morning he came into our room after breakfast, with a bottle of aquavit in his hand wherewith to drink our health.
"Three in Norway" by James Arthur Lees
Soap, tobacco, matches, aquavit, and such like were cheap in Denmark, and very dear, if not at times almost unprocurable, in Germany.
"British Secret Service During the Great War" by Nicholas Everitt
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In news:

Aquavit's Keri Levens on Swedish Fish.
Owner Matt Piacentini matches cured-salmon-topped mini blini with this drink, named for the Hollywood star and aquavit fan.
The spirits have roots in Scandinavia , including three aquavits and seven vodkas.
Not at Riingo, not at Aquavit, not even at Merkato 55, where he dabbled in the cuisines of Africa.
Three whites from Michigan make the wine list at NYC's Aquavit.
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