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

  • n. A container, such as an ice-filled bucket or chest, for cooling wine.
  • n. A bottled mixture of wine, fruit juice, and sometimes soda water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any piece of equipment used to keep wine chilled.
  • n. drink made from a mixture of wine, fruit juice and soda water

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a vessel of porous earthenware used to cool wine by the evaporation of water; also, a stand for wine bottles, containing ice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vessel in which bottled wine is immersed in a cool liquid, as in water containing ice, to cool it before it is drunk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bucket of ice used to chill a bottle of wine


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