Birch wine, Cape wine, etc. See under Birch, Cape, etc. Spirit of wine. See under Spirit.
To have drunk wine of ape or wine ape, to be so drunk as to be foolish. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Wine acid. (Chem.) See Tartaric acid, under Tartaric. [Colloq.] Wine apple (Bot.), a large red
apple, with firm flesh and a rich, vinous flavor. Wine bag, a wine skin. Wine biscuit, a kind of
sweet biscuit served with wine. Wine cask, a cask for holding wine, or which holds, or has held,
wine. Wine cellar, a cellar adapted or used for storing wine. Wine cooler, a vessel of porous
earthenware used to cool wine by the evaporation of water; also, a stand for wine bottles, containing
ice. Wine fly (Zoöl.), small two-winged fly of the genus Piophila, whose larva lives in wine, cider,
and other fermented liquors. Wine grower, one who cultivates a vineyard and makes wine.
Wine measure, the measure by which wines and other spirits are sold, smaller than beer measure.
Wine merchant, a merchant who deals in wines. Wine of opium (Pharm.), a solution of opium in
aromatized sherry wine, having the same strength as ordinary laudanum; also Sydenham's laudanum.
Wine press, a machine or apparatus in which grapes are pressed to extract their juice. Wine
skin, a bottle or bag of skin, used, in various countries, for carrying wine. Wine stone, a kind of
crust deposited in wine casks. See 1st Tartar, 1. Wine vault. (a) A vault where wine is stored.
(b) A place where wine is served at the bar, or at tables; a dramshop. Dickens. Wine vinegar, vinegar
made from wine. Wine whey, whey made from milk coagulated by the use of wine.
(Wine"ber`ry) n. (Bot.) (a) The red currant. (b) The bilberry. (c) A peculiar New Zealand
shrub in which the petals ripen and afford an abundant purple juice from which a kind of wine is made.
The plant also grows in Chili.
(Wine"bib`ber) n. One who drinks much wine. Prov. xxiii. 20. Wine"bib`bing n.
(Wine"glass`) n. A small glass from which to drink wine.