from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of Rhine wine named from Nierstein, near Mainz.


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  • Niersteiner, it said on the label: and Niersteiner it was.


  • Mr. Clinch paid his respects first to the opened bottle, a good quality of Niersteiner.

    The Twins of Table Mountain

  • About the centre of the valley lay the genial Hauptmann von Krehl, more silent than ever now, for a bullet had gone right through that red head of his and he would never more quaff of the Niersteiner; neither would Lieutenant von Klipphausen ever again stir the blood of the sons of the Fatherland with the _Wacht am Rhein_; he lay dead close by the first spur of the slope -- what of him at least a bursting shell had left.

    Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places

  • _chevaux de frise_ of long-necked Niersteiner bottles -- the worthy

    Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places


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