from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dry white wine, of a tart flavor, produced in Teneriffe; -- called also Teneriffe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dry wine from the Canary Islands, formerly much in fashion in England.
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The favourite of the Canaries is, or was, the _vidonia_, a juicy berry, mostly white, seldom black: the same is the case with the muscadels.
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