beeswing

[beez-wing]

Origin of beeswing

First recorded in 1855–60; bee1 + 's1 + wing
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beeswing

noun
  1. a light filmy crust of tartar that forms in port and some other wines after long keeping in the bottle
  2. a port or other wine containing beeswing
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