from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that cultivates and prunes grapevines.

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  • n. One who works in a vineyard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who cultivates, prunes, or cares for, grapevines; a laborer in a vineyard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who dresses, trims, prunes, and cultivates vines.
  • n. The larva of a sphingid moth, Ampelophaga (Darapsa or Everyx) myron.


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  • I AM the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

  • When all was over, the children came back to La Grenadiere to take a last look at their home; then, hand in hand, they turned to go with Annette, leaving the vinedresser in charge, with directions to hand over everything duly to the proper authorities.

    La Grenadiere

  • The vinedresser felt the sting of the sarcasm conveyed by

    Eve and David

  • “Then has some one brought David into a court of law?” cried the vinedresser, amazed to find that the gossip was really true.

    Eve and David

  • He quoted Romans 11:11-26, about the pruning of the olive tree, and John 15: I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The Gardener vinedresser prunes in the interest of “most-fruit/best-fruit”.

    Trust me on this one

  • Shall a man not eat bread till he has seen the sower, nor drink wine till he has talked with the vinedresser? '

    The Young King

  • "Oh! wife, wife," said the vinedresser, much vexed, "when will you help me to do what is right?"

    Fanny, the Flower-Girl, or, Honesty Rewarded

  • "Where's that good-for-nothing Mark?" demanded the vinedresser, when he returned home at night half tipsy.

    Fanny, the Flower-Girl, or, Honesty Rewarded


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