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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A beverage made by steeping grape marc in water.

Usage examples (12)
  • The liquor called piquette, which is manufactured by our farmers, supplies advantageously the place of wine, serving as a tonic, and at the same time quenching thirst.
  • In the future, "there may be less Languedoc," a region that, while it produces fine vintages, was long infamous for its "piquette," or biting wine.
  • I fancy his piquette, as they call the ordinary white wine of the country, had been too much for him.
  • Madame also is not a “bird with a long bill;” the dinner, including piquette, alias vin ordinaire, coffee, and the petit verre, costs five francs to the stranger, and... for more
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