wine NOUN 1) an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice. 2) a fermented alcoholic drink made from other fruits or plants.
good wine needs no bush — Cf. ↑good wine needs no bush
wine and dine — Cf. ↑wine and dine
DERIVATIVES winey (also winy) adjective.
ORIGIN Old English, related to Latin vinum.

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