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Origin of vintage

1400鈥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 v墨nd膿mia grape-gathering, equivalent to v墨n(um) grape, wine + -d膿mia a taking away (d膿m(ere) to take from (see redeem) + -ia-y3)

OTHER WORDS FROM vintage

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How to use vintage in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for vintage

vintage
/ (藞v瑟nt瑟d蕭) /

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 vind膿mia, from v墨num wine, grape + d膿mere to take away (from d膿- away + emere to take)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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