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vintager

[vin-tuh-jer]
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noun
  1. a person who helps in the harvest of grapes for winemaking.

Origin of vintager

First recorded in 1580–90; vintage + -er1
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Examples from the Web for vintager

Historical Examples

  • She has her four meals a day, eats like a vintager, and takes her wine neat.

    The Widow Lerouge

    Emile Gaboriau

  • In Northern work he is sometimes a vintager, sometimes beating the acorns out of an oak to feed swine.

  • Epithet of Bacchus, "vintager;" here name of a person in the comedy of "Peace."

  • In the olive season he helped in the gathering; in grape season he offered himself as vintager.

  • The vintager is not heard among the vines, nor the harvester on his threshing-floor of stone.

    The Spirit of Place

    Alice Meynell


British Dictionary definitions for vintager

vintager

noun
  1. a grape harvester
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