- a plantation of grapevines, especially one producing grapes for winemaking.
- a sphere of activity, especially on a high spiritual plane.
Origin of vineyard
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When I begin to enjoy my work in the vineyard, I cease to do it well.
When I have a strong desire to pray, I go out into the vineyard and work.
And what do you do when you are not working in your vineyard or praying?
In his vineyard the Hermit is most thorough, even scientific.
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- a plantation of grapevines, esp where wine grapes are produced
Old English wīngeard; see vine, yard ²; related to Old High German wīngart, Old Norse vingarthr
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Word Origin and History for vineyard
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