from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cavass.


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  • They serve their own-label Belgian beer, excellent wines and cavas.

    10 of the best tapas bars in Barcelona

  • We spent an enjoyable 30 minutes through the crushing and juicing area, the 25 meter (82 foot) descent down a series of well-lighted broad and safe but terrifying stairs into that abyss of the excavated cavas where the bottled wines are first stored at a non-varying temperature, then up into the area where the bubbling wines pass through the tedious process of de-sedimentation.

    La Pena De Bernal And Guanajuato

  • Spanish cavas, Italian proseccos and American sparkling wines have improved to be nice alternatives for that New Year's toast, and can be cheaper by more than 50%.

    Hosting a Holiday Party on a Budget

  • Many of these wine cooperatives are still operational, producing small-batch wines and cavas.

    Spain's Wine Cathedrals

  • He's fearlessly creative on cavas, and claims a total freedom for himself on the page, splashing words recklessly.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • I can remember exactly what I was wearing that night: blue sweat shirt, purple cotton trousers, red cavas shoes, a synthetic fur coat I'd bought from a second hand shop (it had a label inside to say that it was "Demob Issue" and I suppose it dated from 1946 or so), and a long pair of crystal earrings.

    No Leaking Red Pen in Pocket But Still the World Finds Us Out

  • Zmyrna cavas Satrachi penitus mittetur ad undas, 5

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • When the two _vena cavas_ empty the blood into the heart, the latter contracts, and sends this blood, through these pulmonary arteries, into the lungs.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School

  • The best values are Spanish cavas, Italian spumantes and our own Domaine Ste.

    The Seattle Times

  • Most of these wines were Spanish cavas or Italian spumantes, though a couple of outriders were tossed in just for fun.

    The Seattle Times


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