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Tun vs. Wine

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Tunnoun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.

Winenoun

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of grapes.

‘Wine is stronger than beer.’; ‘She ordered some wine for the meal.’;

Tunnoun

(brewing) A fermenting vat.

Winenoun

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of fruits or vegetables other than grapes, usually preceded by the type of the fruit or vegetable; for example, "dandelion wine".

Tunnoun

An old English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 252 wine gallons; equal to two pipes.

Winenoun

(countable) A serving of wine.

‘I'd like three beers and two wines, please.’;

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Tunnoun

A weight of 2,240 pounds.

Winenoun

(uncountable) A dark purplish red colour; the colour of red wine.

Tunnoun

An indefinite large quantity.

Winenoun

wind

Tunnoun

A drunkard.

Wineverb

(transitive) To entertain with wine.

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Tunnoun

Any shell belonging to Tonna and allied genera; called also tun-shell.

Wineverb

(intransitive) To drink wine.

Tunnoun

A part of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar system which corresponds to 18 winal cycles or 360 days.

Winenoun

The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment.

‘Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.’; ‘Bacchus, that first from out the purple grapeCrushed the sweet poison of misused wine.’;

Tunverb

(transitive) To put into tuns, or casks.

Winenoun

A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as, currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.

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Tunnoun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.

Winenoun

The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.

‘Noah awoke from his wine.’;

Tunnoun

A fermenting vat.

Winenoun

fermented juice (of grapes especially)

Tunnoun

A certain measure for liquids, as for wine, equal to two pipes, four hogsheads, or 252 gallons. In different countries, the tun differs in quantity.

Winenoun

a red as dark as red wine

Tunnoun

A weight of 2,240 pounds. See Ton.

Wineverb

drink wine

Tunnoun

An indefinite large quantity.

‘A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ.’;

Wineverb

treat to wine;

‘Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week’;

Tunnoun

A drunkard; - so called humorously, or in contempt.

Winenoun

an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice

‘he opened a bottle of red wine’; ‘the regional foods and wines of France’;

Tunnoun

Any shell belonging to Dolium and allied genera; - called also tun-shell.

Winenoun

an alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of specified other fruits or plants

‘a glass of elderflower wine’;

Tunverb

To put into tuns, or casks.

Winenoun

short for wine red

‘a wine-coloured suit’;

Tunnoun

a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals

Wineverb

entertain someone by offering them drinks and a meal

‘members of Congress have been lavishly wined and dined by lobbyists for years’;

Tunnoun

a large beer or wine cask.

Wineverb

enjoy oneself by eating and drinking lavishly

‘we wined and dined with Bernard's friends’;

Tunnoun

a brewer's fermenting vat.

Wineverb

dance with rhythmic gyratory movements of the pelvic region

‘the crowd jumped and wined and churned the field into mud’;

Tunnoun

an imperial measure of capacity, equal to 4 hogsheads.

Wine

Wine is an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grapes. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts it to ethanol, carbon dioxide and heat.

Tunnoun

a large marine mollusc which has a rounded shell with broad spirals.

Tunverb

store (wine or other alcoholic drinks) in a tun.

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