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toddy (n.)

1610s, alteration of taddy (1610s), tarrie (c. 1600) "beverage made from fermented palm sap," from Hindi tari "palm sap" (in which the -r- sounds close to an English -d-), from tar "palm tree," from Sanskrit tala-s, probably from a Dravidian language (compare Kannada tar, Telugu tadu). Meaning "beverage made of alcoholic liquor with hot water, sugar, and spices" first recorded 1786.

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Definitions of toddy from WordNet

toddy (n.)
a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot;
Synonyms: hot toddy
From wordnet.princeton.edu