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Wine


WINE, noun [Gr.]

1. The fermented juice of grapes; as the wine of the Madeira grape; the wine of Burgundy or Oporto.

2. The juice of certain fruits, prepared with sugar, spirits, etc.; as currant wine; gooseberry wine

3. Intoxication.

Noah awoke from his wine Genesis 9:21.

4. Drinking.

They that tarry long at the wine Proverbs 23:30.

Corn and wine in Scripture, are put for all kinds of necessaries for subsistence. Psalm.

Bread and wine in the Lords supper, are symbols of the body and blood of Christ.