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  • The men of the French Army have named their red wine "pinard," just as they call water "la flotte," always, however, being careful to add that "la flotte" is excellent "for washing one's feet."

    The White Road to Verdun

  • A little pinard, * according to monsieur, and the meal washes down nicely.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • A little pinard,* according to monsieur, and the meal washes down nicely.

    creuset - French Word-A-Day

  • Perhaps I'll just get her a pinard pendant, a photo of Tadpole, some wine vouchers, and a copy of the new book.

    A busy day or two

  • They gave him their choicest bits of _sinje_ and drops of _pinard_ too;

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, November 28, 1917

  • The idea of water had never crossed Fanny's mind, but having decided on beer she changed it politely to red wine, which she guessed to be no other than the everlasting _pinard_.

    The Happy Foreigner

  • "It's worth starving to death on singe and pinard for four months."

    One Man's Initiation—1917

  • And the remaining _sous_ we squandered on a glass apiece of red acrid _pinard_, gravely and with great happiness pledging the hostess of the occasion and then each other.

    The Enormous Room

  • Soupe Extraordinaire_ ... yes, for I perfectly recall the cry which made me suddenly to re-enter the dimension of distinctness ... and by Jove I had just finished a glass of _pinard_ ... somebody must have treated me

    The Enormous Room

  • The _sac_ full of suspicious letters which I bore on my shoulder was not so light as I had thought, but the kick of the Briouse _pinard_ thrust me forward at a good clip.

    The Enormous Room

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