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  1. a person who tends or cultivates vines, especially grapevines.

Origin of vinedresser

First recorded in 1550–60; vine + dresser1
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Examples from the Web for vinedresser

Historical Examples

  • It is for this that He, as the Vinedresser, cleanses the branches.

    The Ministry of Intercession

    Andrew Murray

  • What is it that the vinedresser cuts away with his pruning-knife?

  • The one great work that a vinedresser has to do for the branch every year is to prune it.

  • Who is this that cometh dyed red, redder in his garments than a vinedresser?

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith

  • Edom means red, and Bossrah is assonant to Bsser, a vinedresser.

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith

British Dictionary definitions for vinedresser


  1. a person who prunes, tends, or cultivates grapevines
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