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wine press

[wahyn pres] /ˈwaɪn ˌprɛs/
a machine in which the juice from grapes is pressed for wine.
Sometimes, wine presser.
Origin of wine press
First recorded in 1520-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Must I plough always a solitary furrow, and tread the winepress alone?

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    Logan Pearsall Smith
  • She trod that winepress alone; and of the peoples there were none to help her.

    Lord Kitchener G. K. Chesterton
  • He trod the winepress alone, and of the people there was none with him.

    The Bible and Life Edwin Holt Hughes
  • Unhappily there is a break in my winepress, and all the labourers are in the vineyard.

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France
  • In Canada no wine was made, so the seigneur's winepress did not exist.

  • He trod the winepress alone, and must I, His unworthy servant, expect to escape?

    The Fourth Watch H. A. Cody
  • "I have trodden the winepress alone," he softly whispered as into his face came a new light of peace and strength.

    The Fourth Watch H. A. Cody
  • The naked body of the Crucified lay in the winepress, blood flowing from His wounds.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

    Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • In northern France we are in the dividing zone between the land of the winepress and the land of the brewhouse.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • There the labour of the vintagers never ceased, and the winepress overflowed without end.

British Dictionary definitions for winepress


any equipment used for squeezing the juice from grapes in order to make wine
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