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British Dictionary definitions for buckfast


  1. trademark a fortified tonic wineInformal name: Buckie
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Word Origin

from Buckfast Abbey, Devon, England where it is produced
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Historical Examples

  • The Abbey of Buckfast is within an easy walk, and should on all accounts be visited.

    A Book of the West. Volume I Devon

    S. Baring-Gould