Origin of tokay
Definition for tokay (2 of 2)
- a large, red variety of grape, grown for table use.
- the vine bearing this fruit, grown in California.
Examples from the Web for tokay
Amongst other places I have been to Tokay, where I drank some of the wine.The Life of George Borrow|Clement K. Shorter
Fortified with a good deal of Tokay, Mirabeau spoke repeatedly.Lectures on the French Revolution|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
When first I saw the vintage in the Tokay district, I was greatly interested in the novelty of the whole scene.Round About the Carpathians|Andrew F. Crosse
Frau Kirschner had brought a flask of Tokay wine with her for Gertrude.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
And, when we had eaten the supper and had drunk most of the Tokay, we freshened up the glasses with what remained.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars|John Reed Scott