from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In wine-manuf., the solid mass of grape-skins which remains after the juice is expressed; the marc.


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  • From the kitchen came the odours of the choicest autumn dishes -- roast duck with apples and a grape-cake, such as she alone knew how to prepare.

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