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Vintner   /vˈɪntnər/   Listen
Vintner

noun
1.
Someone who sells wine.  Synonym: wine merchant.
2.
Someone who makes wine.  Synonyms: wine maker, winemaker.






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"Vintner" Quotes from Famous Books



... Hume of Nine wells. John Martin clerk to the manufactory. Alexander Martin sometimes clerk of —— Robert Halyburton merchant. Thomas Laurie merchant. Archibald Johnston merchant. Thomas Wylie merchant. James Hamilton vintner. William Cockburn merchant. James Hamilton jun. stationer. Robert Currie stationer. Joseph Young merchant. John Cuningham merchant in Glasgow. Ninian ...
— Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) • John Howie

... short, was learning to hold up its head, collectively and individually. The historical original of Chaucer's "Host"—the actual Master Harry Bailly, vintner and landlord of the Tabard Inn in Southwark, was likewise a member of Parliament, and very probably felt as sure of himself in real life as the mimic personage bearing his name does in its fictitious reproduction. And he and his fellows, the "poor and simple Commons"—for so humble was the style ...
— Chaucer • Adolphus William Ward

... good Manners, nay, and good Sense too; hates both Morality and Religion, and that not for any Reason (for he never thinks) but merely because he don't understand 'em: He's the Whore's Protection and Punishment, the Baud's Tool, the Sharper's Bubble, the Vintner's Property, the Drawer's Terror, the Glasier's Benefactor; in short, a roaring, thoughtless, heedless, ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn - Volume IV. • Aphra Behn

... menials as the blacksmith and carpenter. Manu classes them with butchers and liquor-vendors: "From a king not born in the military class let a Brahman accept no gift nor from such as keep a slaughter-house, or an oil-press, or put out a vintner's flag or subsist by the gains of prostitutes." This is much about the position which the Telis have occupied till recently. Brahmans will not usually enter their houses, though they have begun to do so in the case of the landholding subcastes. It ...
— The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV - Kumhar-Yemkala • R.V. Russell

... rather poore man. Your brother Thomas gaue two pence a weeke to John More, a scauenger, who dyed in the hundred and second yeare of his life; and 'twas taken the more notice of that the father of Sir John Shawe, who marryed my Lady Killmorey, and liueth in London, I say that his father, who had been a vintner, liued a hundred and two yeares, or neere it, and dyed about a yeere agoe. God send us to number our dayes and fitt ...
— Selected English Letters (XV - XIX Centuries) • Various



Words linked to "Vintner" :   maker, merchant, shaper, merchandiser



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