See under alexander.
a cocktail made with crème de cacao with gin or brandy (brandy alexander) and sweet cream.
Harold (Rupert Leofric George), Earl Alexander of Tunis. 1891–1969, British field marshal in World War II, who organized the retreat from Dunkirk and commanded in North Africa (1943) and Sicily and Italy (1944–45); governor general of Canada (1946–52); British minister of defence (1952–54)
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noun butter and sugar creamed together with brandy and served with Christmas pudding, etc Also called hard sauce
noun a crisp sweet biscuit, rolled into a cylinder after baking and often filled with whipped cream