gardevin

noun
gar·​de·​vin | \ ˈgärdəˌvin \
variants: or gardevine \ -​ˌvēn , -​ˌvīn \
plural -s

Definition of gardevin

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

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History and Etymology for gardevin

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

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“Gardevin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gardevin. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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