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wine


noun

  1. the fermented juice of grapes, made in many varieties, such as red, white, sweet, dry, still, and sparkling, for use as a beverage, in cooking, in religious rites, etc., and usually having an alcoholic content of 14 percent or less.
  2. a particular variety of such fermented grape juice: port and sherry wines.
  3. the juice, fermented or unfermented, of various other fruits or plants, used as a beverage, sauce, etc.: gooseberry wine; currant wine.
  4. a dark reddish color, as of red wines.
  5. Pharmacology. vinum.
  6. something that invigorates, cheers, or intoxicates like wine.
  7. British.
    1. a social gathering at which wine is the major beverage.
    2. a party, especially one held by university students, for drinking wine.
  8. Obsolete. intoxication due to the drinking of wine.

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