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table wine

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noun
  1. a wine that contains not more than 14 percent alcohol and is usually served as an accompaniment to food.
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Origin of table wine

First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for table wine

Historical Examples

  • Several times I have caught her drinking the table-wine and eating our prunes.

    A Chambermaid's Diary

    Octave Mirbeau

  • This last takes its title from a village in the neighbourhood of Tirano, where a table-wine is chiefly grown.


British Dictionary definitions for table wine

table wine

noun
  1. a wine considered suitable for drinking with a meal
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