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Cape brandy, noun phrase

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EnglishShow more Cape + English brandy.
Brandy produced at the Cape. Also attributive. See also Boer brandy, brandewyn sense 1, Cango, Cape smoke, dop noun sense 2 a ii.
c1795 Revenue Returns in G.M. Theal Rec. of Cape Col. (1897) I. 134The Privilege of selling in the same said manner by small measures the Cape Brandy.
1990 Tribute Apr. 47 (advt)The story of Cape brandy can be traced back to 1659 when the first wine was pressed, a mere seven years after Jan van Riebeeck had established his refreshment station on the shores of Table Bay.
Brandy produced at the Cape. Also attributive.

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