Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of vintager.

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Examples

  • So saying the fox clomb a hill overlooking the vineyard and standing there, shouted out to the vintagers; nor did he give over shouting till he woke them and they, seeing him, all came up to him in haste.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • That spindling sparseness, worse than utter baldness, of the wheat stubble now disappeared with cinematic suddenness, and our train was running past stretches of vineyard, where, among the green and purple and yellow ranks, the vintagers, with their donkeys and carts, were gathering the grapes in the paling light of the afternoon.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • They envenomed the wounds by pouring into them dust, vinegar, and fragments of pottery; others waited behind; blood flowed, and they rejoiced like vintagers round fuming vats.

    Salammbo

  • For that, having a great desire to obey the pleasure of the king, I armed myself from toe to top with belly furniture, of the soles of good venison-pasties, to go see how my grape-gatherers and vintagers had pinked and cut full of small holes their high-coped caps, to lecher it the better, and play at in and in.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • There the labour of the vintagers never ceased, and the winepress overflowed without end.

    Stories from the Odyssey

  • At this season of the year the vintagers are joyous and negligent.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • After a while, as they become less weak, they are directed to jump into the wine press, where, with the vintagers and labourers they skip about and inhale the fumes of the fermenting juice, until they sometimes become intoxicated, and even senseless.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Homer and in the French _épopées_, and that the Greek drama sprang from the sacred choruses of village vintagers.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • When I went with my basket, at least a dozen of these winged vintagers bustled out from among the leaves, and alighting on the nearest trees interchanged some shrill remarks about me of a derogatory nature.

    The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886

  • The four vintagers stand in a circle, on a round or square pedestal four feet in diameter, covered with green bocking; they face outward, and support the tub on their shoulders; one hand is raised, and grasps the top of the tub, while the other hangs carelessly at the side.

    Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants

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