Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Wine manufactured from dried grapes.

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  • I had been given home-brewed wine, and thinking it as harmless as the raisin-wine or ginger-wine of Ireland or England, had drunk incautiously, and it had gone to my head.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • She made raisin-wine, and those curious biscuits that tasted of Windsor soap.

    Wylder's Hand

  • ’ It’s wonderful o’ Jane; for I’m sure she used to throw everything I did wrong at me, —if it was the raisin-wine as turned out bad, or the pies too hot, or whativer it was.

    III. Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable of Surprising Us. Book VII—The Final Rescue

  • When he had eaten, he said, "Give us to drink, O Ali;" and the latter set before him raisin-wine, boiled with fruits and spices, in vessels of gold and silver and crystal, served by boys like moons, clad in garments of Alexandrian cloth of gold and bearing on their breasts flagons of crystal, full of rose-water mingled with musk.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume IV

  • INGREDIENTS. — 1 – 1/2 oz. of isinglass, the rind and juice of 1 lemon, 1 pint of water, 4 eggs, 1 pint of sherry, Madeira, or raisin-wine; sifted sugar to taste.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Average cost, 4s. 6d., if made with sherry; less with raisin-wine.

    The Book of Household Management

  • INGREDIENTS. — 1 – 1/2 oz. of isinglass, the rind and juice of 1 lemon, 1 pint of water, 4 eggs, 1 pint of sherry, Madeira, or raisin-wine; sifted sugar to taste.

    The Book of Household Management

  • When cold, scoop out the middle, leaving a good thickness all round the sides, to prevent them breaking; take some of the scooped-out pieces, which should be trimmed into neat slices; lay them in the cake, and pour over sufficient raisin-wine, with the addition of a little brandy, if approved, to soak them well.

    The Book of Household Management

  • When cold, scoop out the middle, leaving a good thickness all round the sides, to prevent them breaking; take some of the scooped-out pieces, which should be trimmed into neat slices; lay them in the cake, and pour over sufficient raisin-wine, with the addition of a little brandy, if approved, to soak them well.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Average cost, 4s. 6d., if made with sherry; less with raisin-wine.

    The Book of Household Management

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