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Wine cask   /waɪn kæsk/   Listen
Wine cask

A barrel that holds wine.  Synonym: wine barrel.

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"Wine cask" Quotes from Famous Books

... Hungarian magnate of the first water, and he rejected with sombre scorn all attempts made by friends to commiserate him. His nearer acquaintances knew for a certainty that he would thus remain seated on top of an empty wine cask until the very close of the ball. For whenever the black devils of drink cast their spell over him in this fashion it required from four to six hours to emerge into a saner and somewhat soberer frame of mind. Just now his sobs shook his whole bony body. The divers orderlies ...
— A Little Garrison - A Realistic Novel of German Army Life of To-day • Fritz von der Kyrburg

Words linked to "Wine cask" :   wine barrel, cask, barrel

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