- a cellar for the storage of wine.
- the wine stored there; a store or stock of wines.
Origin of wine cellar
Middle English word dating back to 1325–75
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Examples from the Web for wine cellar
In the vault below the wine-cellar, hidden away, are some objects of value.The Vagrant Duke
Daily his larder and wine-cellar were open to all who wished to eat and drink.South American Fights and Fighters
Cyrus Townsend Brady
There will be no valeting, and you will have undisputed charge of the pantry and wine-cellar.The Yellow Claw
The second part of salt-cellar is not the same word as in wine-cellar.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
"This is my wine-cellar and it is well stocked," said Vauquelas, with a smile.Which?
- a place, such as a dark cool cellar, where wine is stored
- the stock of wines stored there
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