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wine cellar

noun
1.
a cellar for the storage of wine.
2.
the wine stored there; a store or stock of wines.
Origin of wine cellar
1325-1375
Middle English word dating back to 1325-75
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  • Knowest not the secret passage from the wine cellar, where we so often played as children?

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • Was he not the master of the house, and had he not the key of the wine cellar?

    Jack Alphonse Daudet
  • He knows how to arrange it so that the old woman must go to the wine cellar.

  • That touch about the wine cellar is characteristically Ardmoresque.

    The Little Brown Jug at Kildare Meredith Nicholson
  • "We don't want to be caught in any wine cellar," Allison answered.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
British Dictionary definitions for wine cellar

wine cellar

noun
1.
a place, such as a dark cool cellar, where wine is stored
2.
the stock of wines stored there
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