noun gar·de·vin \ˈgärdəˌvin\
variants: or


\-ˌvēn, -ˌvīn\

Definition of gardevin



  1. 1 Scottish :  a large bottle or decanter for wine a tumbler and the gardevin for the dominie — D. S. Meldrum

  2. 2 Scottish :  a wine closet

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Origin and Etymology of gardevin

French garder to keep, guard + vin wine, from Latin vinum — more at guard, wine

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a brief usually trivial fact

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