Definition of Claret

1. Noun. A dark purplish-red color.

Generic synonyms: Dark Red

2. Verb. Drink claret. "They were clareting until well past midnight"
Generic synonyms: Booze, Drink, Fuddle

3. Noun. Dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine.
Exact synonyms: Red Bordeaux
Generic synonyms: Red Wine, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Wine
Specialized synonyms: Saint Emilion

Definition of Claret

1. n. The name first given in England to the red wines of Médoc, in France, and afterwards extended to all the red Bordeaux wines. The name is also given to similar wines made in the United States.

Definition of Claret

1. Noun. (soccer) someone connected with w:Burnley FC Burnley Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc. ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly British) A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, or a similar wine made elsewhere. ¹

3. Noun. A deep purplish-red colour, like that of the wine. ¹

4. Adjective. Of a deep purplish-red colour, like that of claret. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Claret

1. a dry red wine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claret

claptraps
claque
claquer
claquers
claques
claqueur
claqueurs
clarabella
clarabellas
clarain
clarains
claraite
claree
clarence
clarences
claret (current term)
claret cup
clareted
clareting
clarets
claribella
claribellas
clarichord
clarichords
claries
clarifiable
clarificant
clarification
clarifications
clarificatory

Literary usage of Claret

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1. A History of Agriculture and Prices in England: From the Year After the by James Edwin Thorold Rogers, Arthur George Liddon Rogers (1887)
"6d. ; Wharton of Kirkby Stephen in 1586 buys four hogsheads of claret at £18, ... In the same year Lord North buys six hogsheads of claret (four to the tun) ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"The claret went lazily round the table, and his lordship's toad-eaters hinted that they preferred punch, and called for hot water. My lord gave in, ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"This being the first Royal claret let flow, Since Tom took the Holy Alliance in tout ... Tap his claret cask— DRAW HIS CORK ! CORK-BRAINED, adj. phr. (old). ..."

4. The Friendly Town: A Little Book for the Urbane by Edward Verrall Lucas (1906)
"Whenever I can have claret I must -*- drink it,—'tis the only palate affair that I am at all sensual in. For really 'tis so fine—it fills one's mouth with ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to by James Boswell (1884)
"Johnson harangued upon the qualities of different liquors; and spoke with great contempt of claret, as so weak, that " a man would be drowned by it before ..."

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