Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area or a greenhouse for growing vines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. vineyard
  • n. A structure, usually enclosed with glass, for rearing and protecting vines; a grapery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vineyard.
  • n. A structure, usually inclosed with glass, for rearing and protecting vines; a grapery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vineyard.
  • n. A greenhouse for the cultivation of grapes.
  • n. Vines collectively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • A vinery is a common hothouse or bark stove, heated with hot-water pipes or flues, and with a pit in the centre, which is generally filled with tan for pines.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • In other cases the centre of the vinery is planted with peach and nectarine trees for early forcing, the branches of the trees being trained over a curved trellis, and other peach and nectarine trees or vines, planted in the house, being trained against a trellis at the back.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • Our beat-up Citroën is a welcome distraction for the traffic-stalled touristsin the lanes beside us; they have hours to go before reaching the sea, the color of whichmimicsthe hue of dusty blue coating our car (evidence of organic farming here at the vinery, where our family car doubles as a tractor-delivery vehicle ... door dents and all).

    Voyager

  • Outside you can explore the woodland garden, with its restored vinery and rare plantings, stretching down the hill towards the Dart estuary. 01803 842382, nationaltrust. org.uk/greenway.

    Hotel review | Fingals, Devon

  • Our beat-up Citroën is a welcome distraction for the traffic-stalled touristsin the lanes beside us; they have hours to go before reaching the sea, the color of whichmimicsthe hue of dusty blue coating our car evidence of organic farming here at the vinery, where our family car doubles as a tractor-delivery vehicle... door dents and all.

    Voyager

  • And what you don't know about the man with the Mario Vine is that the Mario Vine is one of the most elusive and therefore sought-after pieces of vinery in all of 2d-dom.

    With luck, the last WMAM as a not-doctoral candidate

  • It is carved in an Elvish vinery motif with acorns and oakleaves and has a splendid knot as can be seen below in the detail shots.

    How to make a magic wand 101.

  • Through the flower and fruit garden, against whose high outer walls peach trees and nectarines were trained to the sun, through the stables, the vinery, the mushroom house, the asparagus beds, the rosery, the summer-house, he conducted her — even into the kitchen garden to see the tiny green peas which Holly loved to scoop out of their pods with her finger, and lick up from the palm of her little brown hand.

    Indian Summer of a Forsyte

  • Her mother was in blue stockingette and a brown study; her father in a white felt hat and the vinery.

    To Let

  • He took them into the vinery, then into the fern house, and lastly into the conservatory next the house, which was a brilliant mass of bloom and blossoms.

    Bulbs and Blossoms

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.