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transitive verb

: to make (wine) from fruit
cherry-wine vinted in the … forestO. E. Schniebs


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plural -s
: a card game resembling whist and similar to auction bridge in its bidding that has every trick scored and on a failed bid has the declarer score as usual while the adversaries score 100 times the value for their tricks

called also Russian whist

Word History


Transitive verb

probably back-formation from vintage


Russian, probably from Yiddish, literally, wind, from Middle High German wint, from Old High German

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“Vint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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