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dessert wine

noun
1.
a sweet wine served with dessert or sometimes after a meal.
Origin of dessert wine
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75
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  • Mrs. Mewling surrendered her Sunday afternoon nap and flew from house to house—of course in time for the dessert wine at each.

    Demos George Gissing

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