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Rüdesheimer

[roo-duh s-hahy-mer; German ry-duh s-hahy-muhr]
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noun
  1. any of the Rheingau wines from the vineyards near Rüdesheim, a town on the Rhine River in W Germany.
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Origin of Rüdesheimer

Borrowed into English from German around 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for rudesheimer

Historical Examples

  • The Margrave of Rudesheimer was a slender man of elegant appearance.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Drown him in the new butt of Moselle," recommended Rudesheimer.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • I thought of the Rudesheimer, and then dismissed it from my mind.

    Fiddles

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Neither was his speech or gait at all affected by the bottle of Rudesheimer (and he managed to get away with it all).

    Fiddles

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • I'd rather see that, now, than old Groschen 's supper-table groaning with Wurst again, and running a river of Rudesheimer!


British Dictionary definitions for rudesheimer

Rudesheimer

noun
  1. a white Rhine wine: named after the town of Rüdesheim on the Rhine
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