Definitions

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  • noun A type of mulled wine from German-speaking countries made from red wine with cinnamon and other herbs and spices.
  • noun by extension A serving of this drink.

Etymologies

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Borrowing from German Glühwein.

Examples

  • I'm sipping the last of Monika's home-made gluhwein - it's hot, spicy, sweet and really, really good.

    The state that I am in

  • I'm sipping the last of Monika's home-made gluhwein - it's hot, spicy, sweet and really, really good.

    January 2009

  • We ate homemade soup, soft pretzels and drank gluhwein – then we played Guitar Hero until midnight.

    Happy New Year! « Were rabbits

  • They make different cups every year and sell them with gluhwein well, this is Norway so it's not wine.

    A short beer tour to Røros and a guest from Burundi

  • We got traditional gluhwein in non-disposable clay cups.

    A short beer tour to Røros and a guest from Burundi

  • I had my own fan club at the bottom of the nursery slopes several large germans in deckchairs drinking gluhwein, whose sole purpose in life was to watch me crash and burn.

    How it ended

  • The city centre turns into one big celebration, with different music going on in various squares and pedestrian areas until 2am, and all the sausages, langos, gluhwein and schnapps you could wish for, not to mention strudel, with fireworks zooming about overhead constantly - none of that wait-for-midnight nonsense here, thanks...

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The city centre turns into one big celebration, with different music going on in various squares and pedestrian areas until 2am, and all the sausages, langos, gluhwein and schnapps you could wish for, not to mention strudel, with fireworks zooming about overhead constantly - none of that wait-for-midnight nonsense here, thanks...

    Ah, Vienna...

  • Another glass of gluhwein to take away the vision of all the children's presents yet to be wrapped.

    December 21, 2003

  • Another glass of gluhwein to take away the vision of all the children's presents yet to be wrapped.

    Archive 2003-12-21

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