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To·kay

or To·kaji  (tō-kā′)
n.
A sweet white wine made from grapes grown in the region near Tokaj (formerly Tokay), a town of eastern Hungary.

tokay

(ˈtəʊkeɪ)
n
(Animals) a small gecko, Gekko gecko, of S and SE Asia, having a retractile claw at the tip of each digit
[from Malay toke, of imitative origin]

Tokay

(təʊˈkeɪ)
n
1. (Brewing) a fine sweet wine made near Tokaj, Hungary
2. (Plants) a variety of large sweet grape used to make this wine
3. (Brewing) a similar wine made elsewhere

to•kay

(toʊˈkeɪ)

n.
a large gecko, Gekko gecko, of SE Asia.
[1745–55; < dial. Malay tokeˀ < Javanese təˀkəˀ (sp. tekek)]

To•kay

(toʊˈkeɪ)

n.
1. an aromatic wine made near the town of Tokay in NE Hungary.
2. a large, red variety of grape, grown for table use.
3. a strong, sweet white wine of California.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapesTokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
Tokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
2.tokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in HungaryTokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
flame tokay - purplish-red table grape
Tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
Translations

Tokay

n (= wine)Tokaier m
References in classic literature ?
I pore over the abstract of title of the vineyard called Tokay on the rancho called Petaluma.
Vallejo eighteen thousand dollars on security of certain lands including the vineyard yet to be and to be called Tokay. Whence came Peter O'Connor, and whither vanished, after writing his little name of a day on the woodland that was to become a vineyard?
Kohler and Frohling--who built the great stone winery on the vineyard called Tokay, but who built upon a hill up which other vineyardists refused to haul their grapes.
This, with some cheese and a salad and a bottle of old tokay, of which I had two glasses, was my supper.
However, I ate a few prawns and the wing of a chicken and drank half a glass of tokay, which he had himself, he told me, brought from the Konigsberg cellars.
Australian "stickies" such as liqueur Muscats and Tokays are usually available in half bottles, too, making them more affordable as gifts.
My father, who died in '42, always insisted that Tokays were best for this type of wine.