Toddy

Tod"dy

(?), n. [Formed from Hind. t the juice of the palmyra tree, popularly, toddy, fr. t the palmyra tree, Skr. tla.] 1. A juice drawn from various kinds of palms in the East Indies; or, a spirituous liquor procured from it by fermentation.
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2. A mixture of spirit and hot water sweetened.
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Toddy differs from grog in having a less proportion of spirit, and is being made hot and sweetened.
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Toddy bird (Zol.), a weaver bird of the East Indies and India: -- so called from its fondness for the juice of the palm. -- Toddy cat (Zol.), the common paradoxure; the palm cat.
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