[ UK /ɹætˈe‍ɪfi‍ə/ ]
  1. sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
  2. macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur
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How To Use ratafia In A Sentence

  • Have a glass of ratafia - or port, if you'd rather - and tell me how things are truly proceeding. MY FAVORITE BRIDE
  • If I can get them, I also like the addition of ratafia or amaretti biscuits soaked with the sponge for texture and that almond flavour.
  • Right now, Dervishton and Falkland were gallantly arguing over who should fetch her a new glass of ratafia. The Laird Who Loved Me
  • The recipe for Bakewell Pudding given by Eliza Acton was essentially a rich custard of egg yolks, butter, sugar, and flavouring - ratafia is suggested - poured over a layer of mixed jams an inch thick and baked.
  • Sarah walked over to the table and poured a glass of ratafia. SANDS OF TIME
  • The ladies made themselves at home in the blue sitting room to talk, sip ratafia, and await the arrival of the gentlemen. The Laird Who Loved Me
  • Very narrow flutes are called ratafias - after ratafia, a concoction popular in the mid 18th century.
  • Among these are ‘Lynn’ glasses, and ratafia glasses which for some reason have also escaped the attention of the forger.
  • Should not be too fierce, the red wine is the best choice, may also classify plants the ratafia, in brief, looks like romantically is most important.
  • A fire was burning in the grate to warm the salon, and ratafia biscuits and a flask of sherry were arrayed on a side table. The Dressmaker
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