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ventage

[ven-tij]
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noun
  1. a small hole or vent, as one of the fingerholes of a flute.

Origin of ventage

First recorded in 1595–1605; vent1 + -age
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  • The most modest emendation, perhaps, would be this—for Vintage read Ventage.

    The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge


British Dictionary definitions for ventage

ventage

noun
  1. a small opening; vent
  2. a finger hole in a musical instrument such as a recorder
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