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(Written also ratifia and ratafee)
Sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds.  Synonym: ratafee.
Macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur.  Synonym: ratafia biscuit.

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"Ratafia" Quotes from Famous Books

... Whole Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds if she married again. Thus it was that young Bartholomew was always in an agony of Terror to learn that his mamma had been seen walking on a Sunday afternoon in Gray's-Inn Gardens, or taking Powdered Beef and Ratafia at the tavern in Flask Walk, or drinking of Syllabubs at Bellasise; and by every post he expected to hear the dreadful intelligence that Madam Pinchin had been picked up as a City Fortune by some ruffling Student of the Inns of Court, ...
— The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3 • George Augustus Sala

Words linked to "Ratafia" :   macaroon, liqueur, ratafia biscuit, cordial, brandy

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