Definitions

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

  • n. A still white wine with woodruff flavoring, often containing orange or pineapple slices.
  • n. A punch of champagne, claret, and Moselle or Rhine wine, flavored with woodruff.

Etymologies

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

Translation of German Maiwein.

Examples

  • What makes artists such as Kossoff seem out of date?

    The Guardian World News

  • Artists such as Kossoff, or Paula Rego are a lot less fashionable today than artists who do things with gold bricks.

    The Guardian World News

  • For a few thousand dollars in legal fees, you can do it using a promissory note, a deed of trust recorded at a local courthouse and a revolving credit agreement, says Kenneth Kossoff , an estate lawyer in Westlake Village, Calif.

    Reverse Mortgages: Who Needs a Bank?

  • Or the parents' house could fall in value, leaving the children holding an asset worth less than they have lent against it, Mr. Kossoff says.

    Reverse Mortgages: Who Needs a Bank?

  • Combining blunt trauma with tender devotion, Mr. Kossoff wields bravado brushwork through viscous paint to weave, or bind, subject and environment.

    Crushed and Brushed

  • Leon Kossoff Mitchell-Innes & Nash 534 W. 26th St., 212 744-7400

    Crushed and Brushed

  • Most striking about this grouping of twenty recent oil paintings by the British artist Leon Kossoff b. 1926 is its creamy, polychrome light—luminous, pale spring greens, terracotta reds, salmon pinks, yellows, grays and baby blues.

    Crushed and Brushed

  • It was Paul Kossoff, and he came up and jammed with us and it was just amazing.

    Mike Ragogna: Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rogers

  • The immediate impact of such upfront technology-dependent work can seem cold and affect-less, particularly coming straight from the hands-on emotionality of a Leon Kossoff painting.

    Peter Clothier: One Saturday: Art/L.A.

  • Kossoff's work reminds us usefully of the traditional strain of British painters that resisted the grand sweep of American-led abstraction and retained its own values through the turbulent twentieth century.

    Peter Clothier: One Saturday: Art/L.A.

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