From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
[Michiel de Vaan, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the Other Italic Languages'', s.v. “v?num” (Leiden: Brill, 2008), 680.] [J.P. Mallory and D.Q. Adams, ''Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture , s.v. “wine” (London: Fritzroy Dearborn, 1997), 644.]
An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting juice of grapes.
- Wine is stronger than beer.
* 1962' (quoting '''1381 text), (Hans Kurath) & Sherman M. Kuhn, eds., ''(Middle English Dictionary) , Ann Arbor, Mich.: (University of Michigan Press), , page 1242:
- She ordered some wine for the meal.
An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting juice of fruits or vegetables other than grapes, usually preceded by the type of the fruit or vegetable; for example, "dandelion wine".
(countable) A serving of wine.
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(uncountable) A dark purplish red colour; the colour of red wine.
- I'd like three beers and two wines , please.
* See also
* Adam's wine
* barley wine
* blush wine
* bottle of wine
* bread and wine
* dessert wine
* fortified wine
* ginger wine
* good wine needs no bush
* house wine
* ice wine
* jug wine
* May wine
* palm wine
* palm wine guitar
* pop wine
* port-wine stain
* put new wine in old bottles
* red wine
* sparkling wine
* spirits of wine
* straw wine
* table wine
* white wine
* wine and dine
* wine bar
* wine bottle
* wine cellar
* wine cooler
* wine gallon
* wine glass
* wine grower
* wine growing
* wine list
* wine palm
* wine vinegar
* wine waiter
* yellow wine
To entertain with wine.
* 1919 , Lee Meriwether, The War Diary of a Diplomat , Dodd, Mead and Company, page 159:
To drink wine.
* 1839 , Thomas Chandler Haliburton, The Clockmaker
- Neither Major Wadhams nor I is accustomed to being wined and dined by perfect strangers who do not even present themselves, but leave servants to do the honors, consequently to both of us our present situation smacks of romance and adventure;
- I rushed into my cabin, coffeed, wined , and went to bed sobbing.
* coq au vin
* enology, oenology
* enophile, oenophile
* vina medicata
* vin de pays
* vinho verde
* vinifera, vinifera grape
* vinolence, vinolency
* vin ordinaire
* vin rouge
* vinum opii
* See also Related terms for vine
* Asti spumante
* bin end
* cabernet sauvignon
* double magnum
* Pinot Grigio
* Pinot Noir
* Sauvignon blanc
(nonstandard, British) wind
* 1850 , James Orchard Halliwell, A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century :
* 1869 , James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire :
- Vor voices rawze upon tha wine
*:: When I pass’d ’em look’d back—ther smill rawze on tha wine .
1000 English basic words
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- Aw how sholl I tell o’m—vor âll pirty maidens
From (etyl) bottle, botle, buttle, from (etyl) botl, .
A dwelling; habitation.
A building; house.
(etyl) and (etyl) boteille (Modern French bouteille), from buttis.
* botl (Jamaican English)
A container, typically made of glass or plastic and having a tapered neck, used primarily for holding liquids.
* , chapter=6
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The contents of such a container.
A container with a rubber nipple used for giving liquids to infants, a baby bottle.
(British, informal) Nerve, courage.
(attributive, of a person with a particular hair color) With one's hair color produced by dyeing.
(obsolete) A bundle, especially of hay; something tied in a bundle.
* End of the 14th century , (The Canterbury Tales), by (Geoffrey Chaucer),
* 1599 , (Much Ado About Nothing), by (William Shakespeare),
- Is that a Cook of London, with mischance? / Do him come forth, he knoweth his penance; / For he shall tell a tale, by my fay, / Although it be not worth a bottle hay.
- DON PEDRO. Well, if ever thou dost fall from this faith, thou wilt prove a notable argument.
* 1590s , , by (Christopher Marlowe)
- BENEDICK. If I do, hang me in a bottle like a cat and shoot at me; and he that hits me, let him be clapped on the shoulder and called Adam.
(figurative) Intoxicating liquor; alcohol.
- I was no sooner in the middle of the pond, but my horse vanished away, and I sat upon a bottle of hay, never so near drowning in my life.
* (for feeding babies) baby's bottle, feeding bottle, nursing bottle (US)
* (courage) balls, courage, guts, nerve, pluck
* (courage) cowardice
* bottle bank
* bottle blonde
* bottle opener, bottle-opener
* bottle out
* bottle sling
* hit the bottle
* Klein bottle
* lightning in a bottle
* Indonesian: (l)
* Malay: (l),
To seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption. Also fig.
(British) To feed (an infant) baby formula.
- This plant bottles vast quantities of spring water every day.
(British, slang) To refrain from doing (something) at the last moment because of a sudden loss of courage.
- Because of complications she can't breast feed her baby and so she bottles him.
(British, slang) To strike (someone) with a bottle.
- The rider bottled the big jump.
(British, slang) To pelt (a musical act on stage, etc.) with bottles as a sign of disapproval.
- He was bottled at a nightclub and had to have facial surgery.
- Meat Loaf was once bottled at Reading Festival.
* bottle up