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cordial:

see liqueurliqueur
, strong alcoholic beverage made of almost neutral spirits, flavored with herb mixtures, fruits, or other materials, and usually sweetened. The name derives from the Latin word to melt.
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cordial

1. a drink with a fruit base, usually sold in concentrated form and diluted with water before being drunk
2. another word for liqueur
References in classic literature ?
She jumped up hurriedly and said suppose they go in and have some raspberry cordial.
Anne looked on the second shelf of the room pantry but there was no bottle of raspberry cordial there .
The tumblerfuls were generous ones and the raspberry cordial was certainly very nice.
I should think Marilla's raspberry cordial would prob'ly be much nicer than Mrs.
Then she wept all the way back to Green Gables, where she sorrowfully put the remainder of the raspberry cordial back into the pantry and got tea ready for Matthew and Jerry, with all the zest gone out of the performance.
I never thought raspberry cordial would set people drunk, Marilla--not even if they drank three big tumblerfuls as Diana did.
And at the same time Marilla recollected that she had put the bottle of raspberry cordial down in the cellar instead of in the pantry as she had told Anne.
You went and gave Diana currant wine instead of raspberry cordial.
Why, three of those big glasses would have made her sick even if it had only been cordial.
During the meeting, they exchanged cordial talks and reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries.
Calypso won the top accolade for its new school compliant Aquajuice Cordial, the company's first product in the growing dilutables market.
In 1980, Cahit [1] introduced the concept of Cordial labeling of graphs.