[roo-duh s-hahy-mer; German ry-duh s-hahy-muh r]
- any of the Rheingau wines from the vineyards near Rüdesheim, a town on the Rhine River in W Germany.
Origin of Rüdesheimer
Borrowed into English from German around 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for rudesheimer
The Margrave of Rudesheimer was a slender man of elegant appearance.
"Drown him in the new butt of Moselle," recommended Rudesheimer.
I thought of the Rudesheimer, and then dismissed it from my mind.
Neither was his speech or gait at all affected by the bottle of Rudesheimer (and he managed to get away with it all).
I'd rather see that, now, than old Groschen 's supper-table groaning with Wurst again, and running a river of Rudesheimer!The Short Works of George Meredith
- a white Rhine wine: named after the town of Rüdesheim on the Rhine