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Origin of vintage

1400–50; late Middle English (noun) <Anglo-French, equivalent to vint(er) vintner + -age-age; replacing Middle English vindage, vendage<Anglo-French; Old French vendange<Latin vīndēmia grape-gathering, equivalent to vīn(um) grape, wine + -dēmia a taking away (dēm(ere) to take from (see redeem) + -ia-y3)

OTHER WORDS FROM vintage

non·vin·tage, adjective, nounun·vin·taged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vintage

vintage
/ (ˈvɪntɪdʒ) /

noun

adjective

verb

(tr) to gather (grapes) or make (wine)

Word Origin for vintage

C15: from Old French vendage (influenced by vintener vintner), from Latin vindēmia, from vīnum wine, grape + dēmere to take away (from dē- away + emere to take)
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