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vin·tage

 (vĭn′tĭj)
n.
1. The yield of wine or grapes from a vineyard or district during one season.
2. Wine, usually of high quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin.
3. The year or place in which a wine is bottled.
4.
a. The harvesting of a grape crop.
b. The initial stages of winemaking.
5. Informal
a. A group or collection of people or things sharing certain characteristics.
b. A year or period of origin: a car of 1942 vintage.
c. Length of existence; age.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a vintage.
2. Characterized by excellence, maturity, and enduring appeal; classic.
3. Old or outmoded.
4.
a. Of the best: played songs that were vintage Cole Porter.
b. Of the most distinctive: "Fatalism has coexisted with vintage American overconfidence" (Thomas Oliphant).

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, alteration (influenced by viniter, vintner) of Old French vendange, from Latin vīndēmia : vīnum, grapes + dēmere, to take off (, de- + emere, to obtain; see em- in Indo-European roots).]

vintage

(ˈvɪntɪdʒ)
n
1. (Brewing) the wine obtained from a harvest of grapes, esp in an outstandingly good year, referred to by the year involved, the district, or the vineyard
2. (Brewing) the harvest from which such a wine is obtained
3. (Agriculture) the harvest from which such a wine is obtained
4. (Brewing)
a. the harvesting of wine grapes
b. the season of harvesting these grapes or for making wine
5. (Agriculture)
a. the harvesting of wine grapes
b. the season of harvesting these grapes or for making wine
6. a time of origin: a car of Edwardian vintage.
7. informal a group of people or objects of the same period: a fashion of last season's vintage.
adj
8. (Brewing) (of wine) of an outstandingly good year
9. representative of the best and most typical: vintage Shakespeare.
10. of lasting interest and importance; venerable; classic: vintage films.
11. old-fashioned; dated
vb
12. (Brewing) (tr) to gather (grapes) or make (wine)
13. (Agriculture) (tr) to gather (grapes) or make (wine)
[C15: from Old French vendage (influenced by vintener vintner), from Latin vindēmia, from vīnum wine, grape + dēmere to take away (from dē- away + emere to take)]

vin•tage

(ˈvɪn tɪdʒ)

n.
1. the wine from a particular harvest or crop.
2. the annual produce of a grape harvest, esp. with reference to the wine obtained.
3. an exceptionally fine wine from the crop of a good year.
4. the act or season of gathering grapes or of making wine.
5. the output of a particular time; a collection of things manufactured or in use at the same time: a car of 1917 vintage.
adj.
6. being of a specified vintage: vintage wine.
7. representing the high quality of a past time; classic: vintage movies.
8. of, imitating, or being a style or fashion of the past; retro: vintage clothing.
9. being the best of its kind; choice: vintage Shakespeare.
10. old-fashioned or obsolete.
[1400–50; alter. of vindage, vendage « Latin vīndēmia grape-gathering =vīn(um) grape, wine + dēm(ere) to take from (see redeem) + -ia -y3]

Vintage

 wine made from the grape-crop of a certain district in a certain year, 1746.
Example: vintage of divinity, 1607.

vintage


Past participle: vintaged
Gerund: vintaging

Imperative
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Present
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he/she/it vintages
we vintage
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am vintaging
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he/she/it is vintaging
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Present Perfect
I have vintaged
you have vintaged
he/she/it has vintaged
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Past Continuous
I was vintaging
you were vintaging
he/she/it was vintaging
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Past Perfect
I had vintaged
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he/she/it had vintaged
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Future
I will vintage
you will vintage
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we will vintage
you will vintage
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Future Perfect
I will have vintaged
you will have vintaged
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Future Continuous
I will be vintaging
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vintaging
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he/she/it has been vintaging
we have been vintaging
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vintaging
you will have been vintaging
he/she/it will have been vintaging
we will have been vintaging
you will have been vintaging
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vintaging
you had been vintaging
he/she/it had been vintaging
we had been vintaging
you had been vintaging
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Conditional
I would vintage
you would vintage
he/she/it would vintage
we would vintage
you would vintage
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Past Conditional
I would have vintaged
you would have vintaged
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we would have vintaged
you would have vintaged
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vintage - a season's yield of wine from a vineyardvintage - a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
2.vintage - the oldness of winesvintage - the oldness of wines      
oldness - the quality of being old; the opposite of newness

vintage

noun
1. (always used of wines) harvest, year, crop, yield This wine is from one of the best vintages of the decade.
2. era, period, origin, sort, type, generation, stamp, epoch, ilk, time of origin a Jeep of World War Two vintage
adjective
1. (always used of wines) high-quality, best, prime, quality, choice, select, rare, superior Gourmet food and vintage wines are also part of the service.
2. classic, old, veteran, historic, heritage, enduring, antique, timeless, old-world, age-old, ageless This is vintage comedy at its best. vintage, classic and racing cars

vintage

noun
Informal. A period of origin:
adjective
1. Characterized by enduring excellence, appeal, and importance:
2. Of a style or method formerly in vogue:
3. Serving to identify or set apart an individual or group:
Translations
موسِم جَنْي العِنَب
ročník
årgang
bortermés: évi bortermésévjárat: vmilyen évjárat
árgangur; ársuppskera
vynuogių derliusvynuogių vynas
vīnogu novākšana/raža
ročník
bağ bozumukaliteli şarap

vintage

[ˈvɪntɪdʒ]
A. N (= season, harvest) → vendimia f; (= year) → cosecha f, añada f
the 1970 vintagela cosecha de 1970
it will be a good vintagela cosecha será buena
it was a vintage performancefue una actuación memorable
this film is vintage Chaplinésta es una película clásica de Chaplin, esta película es un clásico de Chaplin
it has been a vintage year for playsha sido un año destacado en lo que a teatro se refiere
B. CPD vintage car Ncoche m de época, coche m antiguo (fabricado entre 1919 y 1930)
vintage wine Nvino m añejo

vintage

[ˈvɪntɪdʒ]
n [wine] → millésime m
the 1970 vintage → le millésime 1970
adj
[champagne, port] (= from a particular vintage) → millésimé(e)
non-vintage champagne → champagne non millésimé
[aircraft] → d'époque
(= classic)
This is vintage comedy at its best → C'est le summum des grands classiques de la comédie.vintage car nvoiture f d'époquevintage wine n
(from a particular year)vin m millésimé
non-vintage wines → vins non millésimés
(= good wine) → grand vin mvintage year n
a vintage year for Burgundy → une bonne année pour le bourgogne

vintage

n
(= given year) (of wine, fig) → Jahrgang m; (of car)Baujahr nt
(= wine of particular year) the 1984 vintageder Jahrgang 1984, der 84er
(= harvesting, season)Weinlese f, → Weinernte f
adj attr (= old)uralt; (= high quality)glänzend, hervorragend; this typewriter is a vintage modeldiese Schreibmaschine hat Museumswert; a vintage performance from Humphrey Bogarteine einmalige künstlerische Leistung Humphrey Bogarts

vintage

:
vintage car
nVorkriegsmodell nt, → Vintage-Car nt
vintage port
nVintage-Port m, schwerer Port eines besonderen Jahrgangs
vintage shop
n (US) → Secondhandladen m
vintage wine
nedler Wein
vintage year
n a vintage for wineein besonders gutes Weinjahr; a vintage for Burgundyein besonders gutes Jahr für Burgunder; it was a vintage for investmentes war ein ausgezeichnetes Jahr für Investitionen

vintage

[ˈvɪntɪdʒ] n (harvest) → vendemmia; (season) → periodo della vendemmia; (year) → annata
what vintage is this wine? → di che annata è questo vino?
the 1980 vintage → il vino del 1980

vintage

(ˈvintidʒ) noun
(a wine from) the grape-harvest of a certain (particularly good) year. What vintage is this wine?; a vintage year (= a year in which good wine was produced); vintage port (= port from a vintage year).
References in classic literature ?
He told them a good many humorous anecdotes, and always forgot the nub, but they were always able to furnish it, for these yarns were of a pretty early vintage, and they had had many a rejuvenating pull at them before.
My hand is laid upon the cup once more, And of the red-gold vintage I implore The sleep that night denies.
He ran a ditch of dark metal all round it, and fenced it with a fence of tin; there was only one path to it, and by this the vintagers went when they would gather the vintage.
I like it well, Honest Simone; and, with your good leave, Will toast the fair Bianca when her lips Have like red rose-leaves floated on this cup And left its vintage sweeter.
Then Sherlock Holmes cocked his eye at me, leaning back on the cushions with a pleased and yet critical face, like a connoisseur who has just taken his first sip of a comet vintage.
Was not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abi-ezer?
Manson Mingott's, and with the added satisfaction of knowing they would get hot canvas-back ducks and vintage wines, instead of tepid Veuve Clicquot without a year and warmed-up croquettes from Philadelphia.
Nevertheless, he was a fine man; he led a joyous cardinal's life, liked to enliven himself with the royal vintage of Challuau, did not hate Richarde la Garmoise and Thomasse la Saillarde, bestowed alms on pretty girls rather than on old women,--and for all these reasons was very agreeable to the populace of Paris.
I may credit the seductive influence of an old vintage upon the narrator for the beginning of it, and my own skeptical incredulity during the days that followed for the balance of the strange tale.
Its appearance and the dust upon the bottle showed that it was no common vintage which the murderers had enjoyed.
His notes already made a formidable range of volumes, but the crowning task would be to condense these voluminous still-accumulating results and bring them, like the earlier vintage of Hippocratic books, to fit a little shelf.
My Scharzberger of '96 must also be rescued, so far as our earnest and united efforts can do it, from what would be a deplorable waste of a great vintage.