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wine cellar

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noun
  1. a cellar for the storage of wine.
  2. the wine stored there; a store or stock of wines.
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Origin of wine cellar

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75
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Related Words

larder

Examples from the Web for wine cellar

Historical Examples

  • In the vault below the wine-cellar, hidden away, are some objects of value.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • Daily his larder and wine-cellar were open to all who wished to eat and drink.

  • There will be no valeting, and you will have undisputed charge of the pantry and wine-cellar.

    The Yellow Claw

    Sax Rohmer

  • The second part of salt-cellar is not the same word as in wine-cellar.

  • "This is my wine-cellar and it is well stocked," said Vauquelas, with a smile.

    Which?

    Ernest Daudet


British Dictionary definitions for wine cellar

wine cellar

noun
  1. a place, such as a dark cool cellar, where wine is stored
  2. the stock of wines stored there
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