beeswing


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beeswing

(ˈbiːzˌwɪŋ)
n
1. (Brewing) a light filmy crust of tartar that forms in port and some other wines after long keeping in the bottle
2. (Brewing) a port or other wine containing beeswing
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The three glasses were grouped together, all of them tinged with wine, and one of them containing some dregs of beeswing. The bottle stood near them, two-thirds full, and beside it lay a long, deeply stained cork.
"Exactly, but there was beeswing only in one glass.
"The last glass filled would be most likely to contain beeswing."
One is that after the second glass was filled the bottle was violently agitated, and so the third glass received the beeswing. That does not appear probable.
In that way all the beeswing would be in the last glass, would it not.
Addington sat bowing and smirking in a ghastly manner, and would not be behindhand when the noiseless bottle went round; Scott, from under bushy eyebrows, winked at the apparition of a beeswing; Wilberforce's eyes went up to the ceiling, so that he did not seem to know how his glass went up full to his mouth and came down empty; up to the ceiling which was above us only yesterday, and which the great of the past days have all looked at.
The Galloway Consort will performThe Music of the Spheres at Loch Arthur Community, Cresset Hall in Beeswing tomorrow night.
"Beeswing Makes Friends" is a charming, imaginatively color-illustrated story about a little golden dragon named Beeswing.
Folk singer Christy Moore also showed his support for the young man at his concert at the city's University Concert Hall last weekend, by playing his song Beeswing in his honour.
Starting from the Beeswing Inn at the western end of East Cowton we head towards the centre of the village to pass the village hall (right) and Whitehead Farm (left).
FOUR relatively short weeks on from the Stobart Rail Northumberland Plate, the Collingwood Insurance Beeswing Ladies Day is upon us at Newcastle Racecourse.
The Collingwood Insurance Beeswing Ladies Day gave everyone the opportunity to raise the fashion stakes after a summery turnout for Plate Day last month.