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Wine

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Winen. [OE. win, AS. win, fr. L. vinum (cf. Icel. vīn; all from the Latin); akin to Gr. o'i^nos, , and E. withy. Cf. Vine, Vineyard, Vinous, Withy.].
  •  The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment.  Piers Plowman.  [1913 Webster]
    " Wine is essentially a dilute solution of ethyl alcohol, containing also certain small quantities of ethers and ethereal salts which give character and bouquet. According to their color, strength, taste, etc., wines are called red, white, spirituous, dry, light, still, etc."  [1913 Webster]
    "Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise."  [1913 Webster]
    "Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape
    Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as, currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.  [1913 Webster]
    "Noah awoke from his wine."  [1913 Webster]
Birch wine, Cape wine, etc. See under Birch, Cape, etc. -- Spirit of wine. See under Spirit. -- To have drunk wine of ape or To have drunk wine ape, to be so drunk as to be foolish. [Obs.] Chaucer. -- Wine acid. (Chem.) See Tartaric acid, under Tartaric. [Colloq.] -- Wine apple (Bot.), a large red apple, with firm flesh and a rich, vinous flavor.<-- winesap? --> -- Wine bag, a wine skin. -- Wine biscuit, a kind of sweet biscuit served with wine. -- Wine cask, a cask for holding wine, or which holds, or has held, wine. -- Wine cellar, a cellar adapted or used for storing wine. -- Wine cooler, a vessel of porous earthenware used to cool wine by the evaporation of water; also, a stand for wine bottles, containing ice.<-- (1980's) a drink composed of approximately equal parts of wine and some carbonated beverage (soda). Also called California cooler. --> -- Wine fly (Zoöl.), small two-winged fly of the genus Piophila, whose larva lives in wine, cider, and other fermented liquors. -- Wine grower, one who cultivates a vineyard and makes wine. -- Wine measure, the measure by which wines and other spirits are sold, smaller than beer measure. -- Wine merchant, a merchant who deals in wines. -- Wine of opium (Pharm.), a solution of opium in aromatized sherry wine, having the same strength as ordinary laudanum; -- also Sydenham's laudanum. -- Wine press, a machine or apparatus in which grapes are pressed to extract their juice. -- Wine skin, a bottle or bag of skin, used, in various countries, for carrying wine. -- Wine stone, a kind of crust deposited in wine casks. See 1st Tartar, 1. -- Wine vault. (a) A vault where wine is stored. (b) A place where wine is served at the bar, or at tables; a dramshop. Dickens. -- Wine vinegar, vinegar made from wine. -- Wine whey, whey made from milk coagulated by the use of wine.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Wine, n. & v.
--n.
1 fermented grape-juice as an alcoholic drink.
2 a fermented drink resembling this made from other fruits etc. as specified (elderberry wine; ginger wine).
3 the dark-red colour of red wine.
--v.
1 intr. drink wine.
2 tr. entertain to wine.

Idiom
wine and dine entertain to or have a meal with wine. wine bar a bar or small restaurant where wine is the main drink available. wine bottle a glass bottle for wine, the standard size holding 75 cl or 26 2/3 fl. oz. wine box a square carton of wine with a dispensing tap. wine cellar
1 a cellar for storing wine.
2 the contents of this. wine-grower a cultivator of grapes for wine. wine list a list of wines available in a restaurant etc.
wine-tasting
1 judging the quality of wine by tasting it.
2 an occasion for this. wine vinegar vinegar made from wine as distinct from malt. wine waiter a waiter responsible for serving wine.
Derivative
wineless adj.
Etymology
OE win f. Gmc f. L vinum

DEVIL DICTIONARY

Wine

n. Fermented grape-juice known to the Women's Christian Union as "liquor," sometimes as "rum." Wine, madam, is God's next best gift to man.

THESAURUS

Wine

Alba Flora, Algarve, Alsace, Anjou, Assmannshausen, Bad Kreuznach, Barbera, Bardolino, Barsac, Beaujolais, Beaune, Bordeaux, Bucelas, Burgundy, Cahors, Canary, Castelli Romani, Catawba, Chalonnais, Chambertin, Champagne, Chian, Chianti, Chiaretto, Chilean wine, Clairette de Die, Concord wine, Constantia, Cortese, Corton, Corvo, Deidesheimer, Delaware, Egri Bikaver, Eszencia, Etna, Fendant de Sion, Fixin, Frascati, Gamay, Geisenheimer, Gragano, Graves, Grenache, Grignolino, Grinzig, Grumello, Hattenheimer, Hermitage, Inferno, Lambrusco, Liebfraumilch, Lugana, Madeira, Malvasia, Mamertino, Manzanilla, Medoc, Meursault, Montrachet, Moroccan wine, Moselle, Muscadet, Muscat, Nackenheimer, Napa Valley, Oeil de Perdrix, Pallini, Palomino, Peruvian wine, Pinot Chardonnay, Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, Pomerol, Pommard, Pouilly-Fuisse, Pouilly-Fume, Reuilly, Rhine, Ribero, Riquewihr, Romanee Conti, Sancerre, Santa Clara Valley, Sassella, Saumur, Sekt, Semillon, Steinwein, Sylvaner, Tarragona, Tavel, Titian, Titian-red, Touraine, Traminer, Verdicchio, Vougeot, abboccato, altar wine, amoroso, blanc de noirs, bricky, bual, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, claret, consumo, cowslip wine, cream sherry, crimson, currant wine, damask, damson wine, demi-sec, dessert wine, domestic wine, extra sec, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, glowing, gooseberry wine, gules, hock, hot, imported wine, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, kosher wine, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, light wine, lobster-red, lurid, maroon, muscatel, must, new wine, nonvintage wine, parsnip wine, peach wine, pink wine, port, port-wine, puce, quince wine, raisin wine, red, red wine, red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, retsina, rhubarb wine, riserva, rose, rose wine, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby port, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, sack, sage wine, sauterne, scarlet, sec, sercial, sherry, smooth wine, soave, solera sherry, sparkling Burgundy, sparkling wine, stammel, still wine, stone wine, sweet wine, table wine, thin wine, tile-red, vermilion, vermouth, vin, vin mousseux, vin ordinaire, vinaceous, vino, vintage wine, warm, white wine, wine-colored, wine-red

ROGET THESAURUS

Wine

Food

N food, eating, deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination, gluttony, hippophagy, ichthyophagy, (appetite), mouth, jaws, mandible, mazard, gob, chops, drinking, potation, draught, libation, carousal, drunkenness, food, pabulum, aliment, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, sustentation, sustention, nurture, subsistence, provender, corn, feed, fodder, provision, ration, keep, commons, board, commissariat, prey, forage, pasture, pasturage, fare, cheer, diet, dietary, regimen, belly timber, staff of life, bread, bread and cheese, comestibles, eatables, victuals, edibles, ingesta, grub, grubstake, prog, meat, bread, bread stuffs, cerealia, cereals, viands, cates, delicacy, dainty, creature comforts, contents of the larder, fleshpots, festal board, ambrosia, good cheer, good living, beef, bisquit, bun, cornstarch, cookie, cooky, cracker, doughnut, fatling, hardtack, hoecake, hominy, mutton, pilot bread, pork, roti, rusk, ship biscuit, veal, joint, piece de resistance, roast and boiled, remove, entremet, releve, hash, rechauffe, stew, ragout, fricassee, mince, pottage, potage, broth, soup, consomme, puree, spoonmeat, pie, pasty, volauvent, pudding, omelet, pastry, sweets, kickshaws, condiment, appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, main course, entree, alligator pear, apple, apple slump, artichoke, ashcake, griddlecake, pancake, flapjack, atole, avocado, banana, beche de mer, barbecue, beefsteak, beet root, blackberry, blancmange, bloater, bouilli, bouillon, breadfruit, chop suey, chowder, chupatty, clam, compote, damper, fish, frumenty, grapes, hasty pudding, ice cream, lettuce, mango, mangosteen, mince pie, oatmeal, oyster, pineapple, porridge, porterhouse steak, salmis, sauerkraut, sea slug, sturgeon ("Albany beef"), succotash, supawn, trepang, vanilla, waffle, walnut, table, cuisine, bill of fare, menu, table d'hote, ordinary, entree, meal, repast, feed, spread, mess, dish, plate, course, regale, regalement, refreshment, entertainment, refection, collation, picnic, feast, banquet, junket, breakfast, lunch, luncheon, dejeuner, bever, tiffin, dinner, supper, snack, junk food, fast food, whet, bait, dessert, potluck, table d'hote, dejeuner a la fourchette, hearty meal, square meal, substantial meal, full meal, blowout, light refreshment, bara, chotahazri, bara khana, mouthful, bolus, gobbet, morsel, sop, sippet, drink, beverage, liquor, broth, soup, potion, dram, draught, drench, swill, nip, sip, sup, gulp, wine, spirits, liqueur, beer, ale, malt liquor, Sir John Barleycorn, stingo, heavy wet, grog, toddy, flip, purl, punch, negus, cup, bishop, wassail, gin, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, tea, the cup that cheers but not inebriates, bock beer, lager beer, Pilsener beer, schenck beer, Brazil tea, cider, claret, ice water, mate, mint julep, near beer, 2 beer, non- alcoholic beverage, eating house, diner, hippophage, glutton, eatable, edible, esculent, comestible, alimentary, cereal, cibarious, dietetic, culinary, nutritive, nutritious, gastric, succulent, potable, potulent, bibulous, omnivorous, carnivorous, herbivorous, granivorous, graminivorous, phytivorous, ichthyivorous, omophagic, omophagous, pantophagous, phytophagous, xylophagous, across the walnuts and the wine, blessed hour of our dinners!, now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!, who can cloy the hungry edge of appetite?.


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