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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Wine-cooler a receptacle for cooling wine in bottles about to be served at table
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wín; Goth, wein, Ger. wein; all from L. vinum; cog. with Gr. oinos.


In literature:

And I'd sooner be a birthright than a wine-cooler any day.
"The Brother of Daphne" by Dornford Yates
Let us have a large goblet, Agathon, or rather, he said, addressing the attendant, bring me that wine-cooler.
"Symposium" by Plato
Dominie, take the key of the wine-cooler.
"Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
"White Jacket" by Herman Melville
Our wine came to table in a silver cooler that Cellini might have wrought.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Serve red wine at only about 5 degrees cooler than the dining-room.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Let me have a large goblet, Agathon, or rather," he said, addressing the attendant, "bring me that wine-cooler.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece" by Various
The air was cooler here, and as invigorating as wine; the sky was a transparent blue.
"'Smiles'" by Eliot H. Robinson
A Wine Cooler, in marble.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
Wine coolers were found in every well regulated house, but floral decorations were seldom seen.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
It is used regularly in many wine grape vineyards of the cooler regions.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Placing the wine-cooler on a service-table, he left it for a few minutes, whilst he laid covers for the new arrivals.
"Adventures of Bindle" by Herbert George Jenkins
Hepplewhite called them "gardes du vin"; they are now nearly always known as "wine-coolers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
And take care there is some fresh water in the wine-cooler, as well as plenty of it for washing.
"The Strange Story of Rab Ráby" by Mór Jókai
In the left-hand corner stands a very handsome wine-cooler.
"The Standard Galleries - Holland" by Esther Singleton

In news:

Few wines better herald cooler days than this relaxed, earthy Rhône red.
This is one industry in which some homeowners (maybe most) feel they can repair their own range, refrigerator, trash masher, wine cooler, etc.
I finally bought a cooler and for six months, the wine has been there.
Sauvignon Blanc, possibly more than most wine grapes, reflects where it is grown: Warm-climate wines will have notes of melon and ripe citrus, cooler-climate ones will be more herbal and green-peppery.
NEW YORK — When you think of wine cooler s, you probably don't think of America's founding fathers.
Few icons remind us of the "loafers with no socks" era of the 1980s better than the wine cooler .
Redesigned Wine Cooler Packaging Spurs Sales.
George Washington Wine Cooler Fetches $782,500 at Auction.
George Washington's Wine Cooler Fetches $782,500.
Collecting Q&A: Should I Buy a Wine Cooler.
I live in California and have some wine in a wine rack, not in a cooler.
Few icons remind us of the "loafers with no socks" era of the 1980s better than the wine cooler.
Every year on April 1st, office water coolers are spiked with white wine and computer mouses are glued to desks.
When It Comes To Boxed Wine, The Cooler, The Better.
There's no Bud Light in the cooler at the corner convenience store and no fine wine for sale at the Piggly Wiggly supermarket.