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portoir

portoir


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portoir  \Por"toir\,  n.  [OF.,  fr  porter  to  bear.] 
  One  who  or  that  which  bears;  hence  one  who  or  that  which 
  produces.  [Obs.] 
 
  Branches  .  .  .  which  were  portoirs,  and  bare  grapes. 
  --Holland.