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Coal Brandy

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Burnt brandy. The ancient way to set brandy on fire was to drop in it a live or red-hot coal.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Clyttie
Cneph
Cnidian Venus (The)
Co
Coach (A)
Coach-and-four (or Coach-and-six)
Coach-and-pair (A)
Coach Away
Coached Up
Coal
Coal Brandy
Coals
Coals of Fire
Coaling
Coalition Government
Coast Clear
Coast Men of Attica
Coasting Lead (A)
Coasting Trade
Coasting Waiter
Coat