\ ˈvint \

Definition of vint

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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


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plural -s

Definition of vint (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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History and Etymology for vint

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vint. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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