Definitions

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  • n. A type of mulled wine from German-speaking countries made from red wine with cinnamon and other herbs and spices.
  • n. A serving of this drink.

Etymologies

Borrowing from German Glühwein. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'm sipping the last of Monika's home-made gluhwein - it's hot, spicy, sweet and really, really good.

    The state that I am in

  • We ate homemade soup, soft pretzels and drank gluhwein – then we played Guitar Hero until midnight.

    Happy New Year! « Were rabbits

  • They make different cups every year and sell them with gluhwein well, this is Norway so it's not wine.

    A short beer tour to Røros and a guest from Burundi

  • We got traditional gluhwein in non-disposable clay cups.

    A short beer tour to Røros and a guest from Burundi

  • I had my own fan club at the bottom of the nursery slopes several large germans in deckchairs drinking gluhwein, whose sole purpose in life was to watch me crash and burn.

    How it ended

  • The city centre turns into one big celebration, with different music going on in various squares and pedestrian areas until 2am, and all the sausages, langos, gluhwein and schnapps you could wish for, not to mention strudel, with fireworks zooming about overhead constantly - none of that wait-for-midnight nonsense here, thanks...

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Another glass of gluhwein to take away the vision of all the children's presents yet to be wrapped.

    December 21, 2003

  • They called it gluhwein and it was a good thing to warm you and to celebrate with.

    A Farewell To Arms

  • At Rochester Castle in Kent, the Dickens Christmas Market dickenschristmasmarket.com runs until Sunday, with roast chestnuts, gluhwein, festive food and craft stalls.

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  • All the more excuse to grab your crafty gifts and then head for the bratwurst and gluhwein tent.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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