- A candy (or bonbon) usually made of milk chocolate, filled with small fruits (often maraschino cherry, cherries) and syrup or fondant.
- A liqueur prepared using the infusion process.
- 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, L. C. Page & Co.
- : Marilla had put the bottle of raspberry down in the cellar instead of in the closet ....
- (context, UK, Australia) A concentrated noncarbonated soft drink which is diluted with water before drinking.
- Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.
Etymology: Late Latin cordialis, from Latin cor heart; French cordial.
- 1885, George Washington Schuyler, Colonial New York: Philip Schuyler and His Family, C. Scribner's Sons
- : The relations between the Earl of Bellomont and Colonel Schuyler were formal, but not from the first.
- Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.
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