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Advocaat, a thick, sweet, creamy, yellow, alcoholic drink of Dutch origin, is made from egg yolks and brandy. It does not seem to have become well known in Britain until the 1930s. Its name in Dutch is short for advocaatenborrel, ‘lawyer's drink’, a compound of advocaat, ‘advocate, lawyer’ and borrel, ‘drink.’

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