Liquor vs Vintage - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between liquor and vintage

is that liquor is to cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess while vintage is to make (wine) from grapes.

As nouns the difference between liquor and vintage

is that liquor is (obsolete) a liquid while vintage is the yield of grapes or wine from a vineyard or district during one season.

As verbs the difference between liquor and vintage

is that liquor is to drink liquor, usually to excess while vintage is to harvest (grapes).

As an adjective vintage is

(attributively) of or relating to a vintage, or to wine identified by a specific vintage.

liquor

English

Alternative forms

* liquour (obsolete)

Noun

  • (obsolete) A liquid.
  • (obsolete) A drinkable liquid.
  • A liquid obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).
  • (chiefly, US) Strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation.
  • In process industry, a liquid in which a desired reaction takes place, e.g. pulping liquor is a mixture of chemicals and water which breaks wood into its components, thus facilitating the extraction of cellulose.
  • Synonyms

    * (strong alcoholic drink) spirits (British and Australasian English) * (liquid obtained by cooking food) stock, pot liquor (American English), broth, bouillon

    Derived terms

    * hold one's liquor * liquor lounge * liquor store

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To drink liquor, usually to excess.
  • To cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.
  • (obsolete) To grease.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Liquor fishermen's boots.
    (Francis Bacon)
    (Webster 1913)

    References

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    vintage

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The yield of grapes or wine from a vineyard or district during one season.
  • Wine, especially high-quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin.
  • The harvesting of a grape crop and the initial pressing of juice for winemaking.
  • The year or place in which something is produced.
  • Derived terms

    * make vintage

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (attributively) Of or relating to a vintage, or to wine identified by a specific vintage.
  • (attributively) Having an enduring appeal; high-quality, classic (such as video or computer games from the 1980s and early 1990s, or old magazines, etc.).
  • (attributively) Of a motor car, built between the years 1919 and (usually) 1930 (or sometimes 1919 to 1925 in the USA) .
  • Of a watch, produced between the years 1870 and 1980.
  • Derived terms

    * non-vintage, nonvintage * post-vintage thoroughbred * rack vintage * unvintaged * vintage audio * vintage base ball * vintage car * vintage chocolate * vintage clothing * vintage dance * vintage guitar * vintage jewellery, vintage jewelry * vintage model * vintager * vintage snowmobiling * vintage spring * vintage time * vintage wine * vintage year

    Verb

    (vintag)
  • To harvest (grapes).
  • To make (wine) from grapes.
  • Derived terms

    * vintaging

    See also

    * classic * veteran