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tirage

[ tee-razh ]
/ tiˈraʒ /
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noun, plural ti·rages [tee-razh]. /tiˈraʒ/. French.
the withdrawing of wine from a barrel, as for testing or tasting.
a drawing, as in a lottery.
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British Dictionary definitions for tirage

tirage
/ (tɪˈrɑʒ) /

noun
the drawing of wine from a barrel prior to bottling
the process in the making of a sparkling wine in which fermentable sugar and yeast is added to induce secondary fermentation

Word Origin for tirage

from French: drawing, pulling
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