Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as viticulture.

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Examples

  • There is just reason to think that vine-culture might reach a development along the southern slope of the Republican Bluffs not surpassed in the most favorable positions east of California.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • By this time, also, Ohio vine-culture has attained a development which justifies an occasional train entirely devoted to pipes of still Catawba and baskets of the sparkling brands.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • It is well known that California has within her borders five million acres of land suitable for vine-culture.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

  • There are thousands of acres of land scattered over the State, admirably adapted to vine-culture, which may be purchased at from one to two dollars per acre.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

  • Considerable space is devoted to vine-culture, where, besides many other kinds, we found Californian grapes flourishing; and in addition there are numerous orchards and collections of fruit trees, the variety of which testifies to the richness and productiveness of the soil.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • They refer to the vine-culture of the sanctuaries of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Following his lead, she began to ask questions about the vineyard, and, when he told her he feared he knew very little about his work, suggested that he should read up on vine-culture and make it the best-paying vineyard in the State.

    Master of the Vineyard

  • He had ordered several books on the subject of vine-culture, and was reading a great deal, though a close observer might have noted long intervals in which he took no heed of the book, but stared dreamily into space.

    Master of the Vineyard

  • And in this year -- 1492 -- we find Leonardo at Vigevano with the Moro in March, making designs for a new staircase for the Sforzesca, and studying vine-culture, and later in the summer drawing plans of a bath-room for Duchess Beatrice, and of a pavilion with a round cupola for the duke's labyrinth in the gardens of the Castello.

    Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497

  • The restaurant of the Hôtel Brun is the one where the passing Anglo-Saxon generally takes his meals and a chat with the proprietor, who is generally addressed as Frank, is entertaining, for he owns vineyards behind the town, which he is happy to show to any one interested in vine-culture, and he makes his wine after the French manner.

    The Gourmet's Guide to Europe

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