cold duck


cold duck
noun
pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
Hypernyms: ↑sparkling wine

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noun
Etymology: translation of German kalte ente, a drink of mixed wines and lemon juice
: a beverage that consists of a blend of sparkling burgundy and champagne

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1. a pink sparkling wine originally from Germany.
2. a drink made typically by mixing dry white wine, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar.
[1965-70; trans. of G Kalte Ente with sense of def. 2; literal application unclear]

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cold duck noun
A drink made from equal parts of champagne and burgundy
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Cold Duck,
U.S. an inexpensive mixture of sparkling Burgundy and champagne.
[translation of German Kalte Ente, alteration of Kalte Ende cold ends (in reference to leftover wines mixed and served at the end of a party)]

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n. a type of sparkling wine made from burgundy and champagne

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cold duck [cold duck] noun [U](AmE)
a drink made by mixing red wine and ↑champagne, sometimes with lemon juice and sugar added.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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