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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Brandy \Bran"dy\, n.; pl. Brandies. [From older brandywine, brandwine, fr. D. brandewijn, fr. p. p. of branden to burn, distill + wijn wine, akin to G. branntwein. See Brand.] A strong alcoholic liquor distilled from wine. The name is also given to spirit distilled from other liquors, and in the United States to that distilled from cider and peaches. In northern Europe, it is also applied to a spirit obtained from grain. [1913 Webster] Brandy fruit, fruit preserved in brandy and sugar. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

brandy n 1: distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

BRANDY. A spirituous liquor made of wine by distillation. See stat. 22 Car. H. c. 4.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the- grave and four parts clarified Satan. Dose, a headful all the time. Brandy is said by Dr. Johnson to be the drink of heroes. Only a hero will venture to drink it.