Advocaat



a Dutch liqueur made with brandy, sugar, and eggs.
Historical Examples

De beste zaak heeft nog een goed’ advocaat noodig—The best cause has need of a good pleader.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

noun
a liqueur having a raw egg base

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