Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Claret produced in the commune of Margaux, in the department of the Gironde in France. Its better grades closely resemble the Château Margaux. See château.

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Examples

  • The name Margaux was famous long before Ernest Hemingway's son Jack named his daughter after the wine he was drinking on the night she was conceived.

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  • Example: 1983 was a very good vintage in the appellation of Margaux but nowhere else in Bordeaux that year.

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  • A rich, ripe, plush, thoroughly modern Margaux, which is just starting to show its stuff.

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  • The man, with his father, was in a room on another floor, and started calling Margaux names.

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  • Ch teau Margaux gave its name to an entire appellation in the southern M doc region of Bordeaux, which has caused some confusion, and a fair amount of disappointment, since many of the wines entitled to the name Margaux aren't all that good.

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  • The man and his father were in a room on another floor; they started calling Margaux names.

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  • The FCC has just given their approval for Dell's E6510, also known as Margaux, where it will carry the product code PP30LA.

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  • Bordeaux has a similar route — the D2 — a road that runs through the Left Bank commune of the M é doc, sweeping through some of the most famous appellations in the world, such as Margaux, Saint-Julien, Pauillac and Saint-Est è phe.

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  • I found the former virtues in the Cabernet-based wines I tasted on the left bank, particularly in villages such as Margaux, Pauillac, St-Estephe and St-Julien.

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  • * The Green Leopard Plague* by Walter Jon Williams Walter Jon Williams's last story for _Asimov's_ was "Margaux" (May 2003), an excerpt from his new novel _The Praxis_, which has just been released by Avon.

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