shandygaff

shandygaff

[shan-dee-gaf]
noun Chiefly British.
a mixed drink of beer with ginger beer.

Origin:
1850–55; origin uncertain

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shandy or (US) shandygaff (ˈʃændɪ, ˈʃændɪˌɡæf)
 
n , pl -dies, -gaffs
an alcoholic drink made of beer and ginger beer or lemonade
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
shandygaff or (US) shandygaff
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

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