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Example sentences from the Web for claret
Claret for boys, port for men, and brandy for heroes, according to Dr. Johnson, and Hitch went for the heroic.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Claret, now synonymous with fine red Bordeaux, derives from the Latin word for “clear” and “pale-colored.”
Mrs. Buller cooked a braised saddle of veal and delicious it was too served with a rich gravy flavored with claret.
And so the battle opens, and for many mortal hours, amid rounds of claret, rages over and over again.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
It annoys me dreadfully: and yet if I take a glass of claret, I have a headache the next day!The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
The dinner was well dressed, and the Madeira and claret (the only wines produced), of the best quality.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
He was far from a great eater, and I never noticed him drink anything at dinner but claret, which is not an intoxicating beverage.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
But he was pleased, nevertheless; and presently he asked me, not unamiably, to punish his claret again.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for claret
- a purplish-red colour
- (as adjective)a claret carpet