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  • n. Champagne (wine).


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  • Good night all round - so Mrs D opened and we finished a bottle of 'champers' as Dame Jennifer Smith, ex-Prime Minister of Bermuda calls it.

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  • This ball is rated 5 out of 5 champers, meaning it's virtually indestructible.

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  • We also loved the next one, the Billecart-Salmon Clos St. Hilaire, a single-vineyard, 100% Pinot Noir champers which was very powerful, rich and complete—though it didn't inspire feats of acrobatics.

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  • The simplest is the Champagne Cocktail : just pour the champers over a brown sugar cube soaked with a few drops of Angostura bitters — this extra sweetness plays nicely off the wine's acidity.

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  • They served some great nibbly things and real champers.

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  • But high command has yet again told them to leave the Bolly in the ice bucket, not least because it would look terrible to be seen quaffing champers when the chancellor will soon unveil the severest squeeze on public spending in decades.

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  • If the 64 3G is less than $1100.00 AU crack open the champers!

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  • In addition to all of the aforementioned treats and offers, you can take advantage of complimentary champers, plus the first 50 people to arrive with a special Grazia voucher will be given a goody bag to take away.

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  • Well, they might be sipping champers behind closed doors, but this year's mega-moguls care.

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  • Gone are the days of, say, Harvard vs. Yale, when, at tailgating — or "Yale-gating" — parties men wore full-length raccoon-fur coats (beanie optional), white linen tablecloths were laid upon fold-out tables, jalopies were crammed with silver sets and champers in ice buckets, and Astroturf had yet to be invented.

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  • "We're going to a posh restaurant to celebrate our six-month anniversary, and there's a flaming pudding at the next table, so I order that, and Tommy orders champers."

    Laurie R. King, A Letter of Mary (New York: Picador, 1996), p. 298

    January 2, 2016