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(pl. vinos)
Fermented juice (of grapes especially).  Synonym: wine.

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"Vino" Quotes from Famous Books

... In vino veritas. Ever avid of experimentum in some corpore vili and determined to reach the bed-rock of his gross mentality, I plied him vigorously with drink, and was rewarded. It was rich sport, unmasking this Philistine and thanking God, meanwhile, that I was ...
— Alone • Norman Douglas

... fond of the fresh cane. The juice, which is extracted by means of primitive wooden presses, is used as a drink mixed with lemon juice or vino and is sold in markets and public places as a popular beverage on hot days. A tepid juice, extracted from heated cane is given for catarrhal troubles. This use of the juice is the only one peculiar to the Philippines. ...
— The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines • T. H. Pardo de Tavera

... Merton admitted, 'but the fact may be almost taken for granted. We must give a dinner (a preliminary expense) to promising collaborators, and champagne is a great promoter of success in delicate inquiries. In vino veritas.' ...
— The Disentanglers • Andrew Lang

... ludis, jocis, amicorum consortiis, quae non sinunt animum turbari, vino et cantu et loci mutatione, et biberia, et gaudio, ex quibus ...
— The Anatomy of Melancholy • Democritus Junior

... always open for strangers, who cook, eat, and sleep in it. Among other useful apartments, it had a cell, probably used as a "jug" into which the native policemen ran the over-exuberant youth who was guilty of imbibing too freely of his cherished "vino," or the head of the family for the non-payment of taxes, or allowing his water buffalo to ...
— Bamboo Tales • Ira L. Reeves

... and to measure his strength against her. This education in pleasure is to be given, partly by festive intercourse, but chiefly by the song and dance. Youth are to learn music and gymnastics; their elders are to be trained and tested at drinking parties. According to the old proverb, in vino veritas, they will then be open and visible to the world in their true characters; and also they will be more amenable to the laws, and more easily moulded by the hand of the legislator. The first reason is curious ...
— Laws • Plato

... giddy state which follows profuse bleeding, when one feels as if walking on feather-beds and could not find a secure footing. I think the stomach has something to do with it. I drank several glasses of wine, but these only augmented the disorder. I did not find the in vino veritas of the philosophers. Something of this insane feeling remains to-day, but a ...
— The Journal of Sir Walter Scott - From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford • Walter Scott

... "revelations" which ensued, I would not have missed them on any account. "In vino veritas," says the proverb which on this occasion lied most vilely; yet it was true in the only sense in which "veritas" is there used; for there was unbounded candor and frankness, under the inspiring hospitality of our host, aided ...
— The Eclipse of Faith - Or, A Visit To A Religious Sceptic • Henry Rogers

... melle, et aceto Dicunt appositum calidum sedare podagram Ictericis dicitque Galenus tollere morbum Illius semen cum vino saepius haustum." ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

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