akvavit : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
- Bootleggers turned up furtively with the popular Brnnvin akvavit, asking $20 for the bottle which normally sells for $5.
- Sweden's Ingmar Bergman seldom warms the heart, but in 1947, when he made this burningly romantic little picture, he still had akvavit in his veins.
- Finland's Alcohol Monopoly Board upped the already high price of liquor 50%, and was immediately charged by its akvavit and vodka-loving populace with war profiteering.