Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lacking wine; not using, producing, or containing wine; unaccompanied by wine: as, a wineless meal.
- adj. Without wine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. destitute of wine.
- wine + -less (Wiktionary)
“Then she peered into a blurry bronze hand mirror, trying to apply wineless rouge and lupinseed powder by the dim light of a small oil lamp.”
“But there was not so sober a party in the kingdom as that which was anxiously gathered together over a wineless meal in the chateau of Brest.”
“And at dinner, all wineless and proper, a dress-suited guest he may be;”
“Soupless and wineless and coffeeless, untimely and wholly indecent”
“So I bought a quart of it, corked it up very tight, put it in my sack, and held it in store against the wineless places on the flanks of the hill called Terrible, where there are no soldiers, and where Swiss is the current language.”
“Have we not already the wordless dance, the wineless banquet, and all that strange unchristian conception of luxury without laughter?”
“We may apply an alien term, and then deny of that term one of its proper attributes; as if we were to call the shield, not 'the cup of Ares,' but 'the wineless cup.”
“The great Hilaire Belloc saw his sense of humor atrophy during a wineless Lent; I find my far less witty version similarly afffected without the hops or prospect thereof.”
“Yes, 538 I looked at when you recommended it before, &, thankya myte, I'll go there again, as I am having another wineless night as a result of antibiotics for an accursed bladder infection.”
“Where a number of horrified authors and book types encountered yet another wineless Utah event.”
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