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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wine  \Wine\,  n.  [OE.  win,  AS  win,  fr  L.  vinum  (cf.  Icel. 
  v[=i]n;  all  from  the  Latin);  akin  to  Gr  o'i^nos,  ?,  and  E. 
  withy.  Cf  {Vine},  {Vineyard},  {Vinous},  {Withy}.] 
  1.  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.  ``Red 
  wine  of  Gascoigne.''  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  Wine  is  a  mocker,  strong  drink  is  raging,  and 
  whosoever  is  deceived  thereby  is  not  wise.  --Prov. 
  xx  1. 
 
  Bacchus,  that  first  from  out  the  purple  grape 
  Crushed  the  sweet  poison  of  misused  wine.  --Milton. 
 
  Note:  Wine  is  essentially  a  dilute  solution  of  ethyl  alcohol, 
  containing  also  certain  small  quantities  of  ethers  and 
  ethereal  salts  which  give  character  and  bouquet. 
  According  to  their  color,  strength,  taste,  etc.,  wines 
  are  called  {red},  {white},  {spirituous},  {dry}, 
  {light},  {still},  etc 
 
  2.  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. 
 
  3.  The  effect  of  drinking  wine  in  excess;  intoxication. 
 
  Noah  awoke  from  his  wine.  --Gen.  ix  24. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Red  \Red\  (r[e^]d),  obs. 
  .  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Read}.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Red  \Red\,  v.  t. 
  To  put  on  order  to  make  tidy;  also  to  free  from 
  entanglement  or  embarrassement;  --  generally  with  up  as  to 
  red  up  a  house.  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Red  \Red\,  a.  [Compar.  {Redder}  (-d?r);  superl.  {Reddest}.]  [OE. 
  red,  reed,  AS  re['a]d,  re['o]d;  akin  to  OS  r[=o]d,  OFries 
  r[=a]d,  D.  rood,  G.  roht,  rot,  OHG.  r[=o]t,  Dan.  &  Sw 
  r["o]d,  Icel.  rau[eth]r,  rj[=o][eth]r,  Goth.  r['a]uds,  W. 
  rhudd,  Armor.  ruz,  Ir  &  Gael.  ruadh  L.  ruber,  rufus,  Gr 
  'eryqro`s,  Skr.  rudhira  rohita;  cf  L.  rutilus.  [root]113. 
  Cf  {Erysipelas},  {Rouge},  {Rubric},  {Ruby},  {Ruddy}, 
  {Russet},  {Rust}.] 
  Of  the  color  of  blood,  or  of  a  tint  resembling  that  color;  of 
  the  hue  of  that  part  of  the  rainbow,  or  of  the  solar 
  spectrum,  which  is  furthest  from  the  violet  part  ``Fresh 
  flowers,  white  and  reede.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  Your  color,  I  warrant  you  is  as  red  as  any  rose. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Red  is  a  general  term,  including  many  different  shades 
  or  hues,  as  scarlet,  crimson,  vermilion,  orange  red, 
  and  the  like 
 
  Note:  Red  is  often  used  in  the  formation  of  self-explaining 
  compounds;  as  red-breasted,  red-cheeked,  red-faced, 
  red-haired,  red-headed,  red-skinned,  red-tailed, 
  red-topped,  red-whiskered,  red-coasted. 
 
  {Red  admiral}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  beautiful  butterfly  ({Vanessa 
  Atalanta})  common  in  both  Europe  and  America.  The  front 
  wings  are  crossed  by  a  broad  orange  red  band.  The  larva 
  feeds  on  nettles.  Called  also  {Atlanta  butterfly},  and 
  {nettle  butterfly}. 
 
  {Red  ant}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  very  small  ant  ({Myrmica  molesta})  which  often  infests 
  houses. 
  b  A  larger  reddish  ant  ({Formica  sanquinea}),  native  of 
  Europe  and  America.  It  is  one  of  the  slave-making 
  species. 
 
  {Red  antimony}  (Min.),  kermesite  See  {Kermes  mineral} 
  (b),  under  {Kermes}. 
 
  {Red  ash}  (Bot.),  an  American  tree  ({Fraxinus  pubescens}), 
  smaller  than  the  white  ash,  and  less  valuable  for  timber. 
  --Cray. 
 
  {Red  bass}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Redfish} 
  d  . 
 
  {Red  bay}  (Bot.),  a  tree  ({Persea  Caroliniensis})  having  the 
  heartwood  red,  found  in  swamps  in  the  Southern  United 
  States. 
 
  {Red  beard}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  bright  red  sponge  ({Microciona 
  prolifera}),  common  on  oyster  shells  and  stones.  [Local, 
  U.S.] 
 
  {Red  birch}  (Bot.),  a  species  of  birch  ({Betula  nigra}) 
  having  reddish  brown  bark,  and  compact,  light-colored 
  wood.  --Gray. 
 
  {Red  blindness}.  (Med.)  See  {Daltonism}. 
 
  {Red  book},  a  book  containing  the  names  of  all  the  persons  in 
  the  service  of  the  state.  [Eng.] 
 
  {Red  book  of  the  Exchequer},  an  ancient  record  in  which  are 
  registered  the  names  of  all  that  held  lands  per  baroniam 
  in  the  time  of  Henry  II  --Brande  &  C. 
 
  {Red  brass},  an  alloy  containing  eight  parts  of  copper  and 
  three  of  zinc. 
 
  {Red  bug}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  very  small  mite  which  in  Florida  attacks  man,  and 
  produces  great  irritation  by  its  bites. 
  b  A  red  hemipterous  insect  of  the  genus  {Pyrrhocoris}, 
  especially  the  European  species  ({P.  apterus}),  which  is 
  bright  scarlet  and  lives  in  clusters  on  tree  trunks. 
  c  See  {Cotton  stainder},  under  {Cotton}. 
 
  {Red  cedar}.  (Bot.)  An  evergreen  North  American  tree 
  ({Juniperus  Virginiana})  having  a  fragrant  red-colored 
  heartwood. 
  b  A  tree  of  India  and  Australia  ({Cedrela  Toona})  having 
  fragrant  reddish  wood;  --  called  also  {toon  tree}  in 
  India. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Red  \Red\  (r?d),  n. 
  1.  The  color  of  blood,  or  of  that  part  of  the  spectrum 
  farthest  from  violet,  or  a  tint  resembling  these 
  ``Celestial  rosy  red,  love's  proper  hue.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  A  red  pigment. 
 
  3.  (European  Politics)  An  abbreviation  for  Red  Republican. 
  See  under  Red,  a.  [Cant] 
 
  4.  pl  (Med.)  The  menses.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  red 
  adj  1:  having  any  of  numerous  bright  or  strong  colors  reminiscent 
  of  the  color  of  blood  or  cherries  or  tomatoes  or 
  rubies  [syn:  {reddish},  {ruddy},  {blood-red},  {carmine}, 
  {cerise},  {cherry},  {cherry-red},  {crimson},  {ruby}, 
  {ruby-red},  {scarlet}] 
  2:  (used  of  hair  or  fur)  of  a  reddish  brown  color;  "red  deer"; 
  reddish  hair"  [syn:  {reddish}] 
  3:  characterized  by  violence  or  bloodshed;  "writes  of  crimson 
  deeds  and  barbaric  days"-  Andrea  Parke;  "fann'd  by 
  Conquest's  crimson  wing"-  Thomas  Gray;  "convulsed  with  red 
  rage"-  Hudson  Strode  [syn:  {crimson},  {violent}] 
  4:  (especially  of  the  face)  reddened  or  suffused  with  or  as  if 
  with  blood  from  emotion  or  exertion;  "crimson  with  fury"; 
  "turned  red  from  exertion";  "with  puffy  reddened  eyes"; 
  "red-faced  and  violent";  "flushed  (or  crimson)  with 
  embarrassment"  [syn:  {aflame(p)},  {crimson},  {reddened},  {red-faced}, 
  {flushed}] 
  5:  red  with  or  characterized  by  blood;  "waving  our  red  weapons 
  o'er  our  heads"-  Shakespeare;  "The  Red  Badge  of  Courage"; 
  "the  red  rules  of  tooth  and  claw"-  P.B.Sears 
  6:  (of  wine)  deep  reddish  in  color;  "a  red  wine  such  as  a 
  claret  or  burgundy";  "a  pinot  noir  is  a  red  burgundy" 
  [ant:  {white}] 
  n  1:  the  quality  or  state  of  the  chromatic  color  resembling  the 
  hue  of  blood  [syn:  {redness}] 
  2:  a  tributary  of  the  Mississippi  River  [syn:  {Red},  {Red  River}] 
  3:  emotionally  charged  terms  used  to  refer  to  extreme  radicals 
  [syn:  {Bolshevik},  {Marxist},  {pinko}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Red 
 
  (Or  "REDL")  A  language  proposed  by  {Intermetrics}  to  meet  the 
  {Ironman}  requirements  which  led  to  {Ada}. 
 
  ["On  the  RED  Language  Submitted  to  the  DoD",  E.W.  Dijkstra 
  SIGPLAN  Notices  13(10):27  (Oct  1978)]. 
 
  ["RED  Language  Reference  Manual",  J.  Nestor  and  M.  van  Deusen, 
  Intermetrics  1979]. 
 
  (1995-01-19) 
 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  RED-:SKIN:,  n.  A  North  American  Indian,  whose  skin  is  not  red  --  at 
  least  not  on  the  outside. 
 
 




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