[mey-dok; French mey-dawk]


a wine-growing region in Gironde, in SW France.
a red Bordeaux wine produced there.

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Historical Examples of medoc

  • I don't know how it happens, but they have some very decent Medoc.

    The Barrier

    Allen French

  • I invited him to partake of my bottle of Medoc, by which he seemed flattered.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete

    Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

  • For time does for family what it does for wine, and just merely by age your poor light Medoc mellows into very drinkable claret.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • These unfortunates have been consigned to me by my correspondents, like so many bales of silks, or barrels of Medoc.

  • I don't see how you can doubt that that flaxen-haired girl is a descendant of Medoc, Prince of Wales.


    John William De Forest

British Dictionary definitions for medoc



a district of SW France, on the left bank of the Gironde estuary: famous vineyards
a fine red wine from this district
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