American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A variety of white grape originally grown near Tokaj (formerly Tokay), a town of eastern Hungary.
- n. A wine made from this grape.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rich and heavy wine, somewhat sweet in taste and very aromatic, produced in northern Hungary near the town of Tokay. It bears great age, and is esteemed as a sweet dessert- or liqueur-wine.
- n. A California wine made up and named in imitation of the above.
- n. A variety of grape.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A grape of an oval shape and whitish color.
- n. A rich Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes.
- n. variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
- n. Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
“Eventually Gersen whips up the idea to outbid the woman Hekkus desires the most, the awesomely unpronounceable Alusz Iphegenia Eperje-Tokay from the mythical planet Thamber, which he hopes will draw the Demon Prince out of hiding.”
“So, for example, there is a ten year space for the Australian wine producers to market and label Tokay differently.”
“But the Pinot Gris wine that still bears the name Tokay on it is no longer made from the Furmint grapes but from different Burgundian ones.”
“Since what Dean Spanley craved was rare Hungarian golden dessert wine Tokay, that is what Fisk paid for.”
“What this agreement does, for example, it gives Australian producers ten years to find another label, another name to Tokay, which is one of the protected ones.”
“Frohling -- who built the great stone winery on the vineyard called Tokay, but who built upon a hill up which other vineyardists refused to haul their grapes.”
“MY DARLING CARRETA, -- I write to you from Debreczen, a town in the heart of Hungary, where I have been for the last fortnight with the exception of three days during which I was making a journey to Tokay, which is about forty miles distant.”
“Pettau, Radkersburg, the Picherergebirge, and Luttenberg, the latter yielding the finest wine which Styria produces, vintaged from the mosler or furmint -- that is, the Tokay variety of grape.”
“The best wine called Tokay is, however, not made at Tokay, but at Kassau, two leagues farther into the Carpathians, of which Tokay is a spur.”
“Tokay' with my wife and second daughter, Carrie, who has never married.”
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