from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A class of claret wines, including several varieties, from the district of Médoc in the department of Gironde.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A class of excellent French red Bordeaux wines, included under the English term of clarets, comprising the finest wines of the Bordeaux type, the Château Laffitte, Château Margaux, and Château La Tour, as well as many other brands of desirable quality and more moderate cost.
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