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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Toddy.
 
A favourite Scotch beverage compounded of spirits, hot water, and sugar. The word is a corruption of taudi, the Indian name for the saccharine juice of palm spathes. The Sanskrit is told; or taldi, from tal (palm-juice). (Rhind Vegetable Kingdom.)   1
 


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