Definition of Malmseys

1. Noun. (plural of malmsey) ¹



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Definition of Malmseys

1. malmsey [n] - See also: malmsey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malmseys

mallspeak
mallternative
mallternatives
mallu
mallus
malm
malma
malmag
malmags
malmier
malmiest
malmignatte
malmignattes
malms
malmsey
malmseys (current term)
malmy
malnormal
malnormality
malnourish
malnourished
malnourishment
malnutrition
malnutritional
malnutritions
malo
malobservation
malobservations
malocclusion
malocclusions

Literary usage of Malmseys

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1. The History of the Wine Trade in England by André Louis Simon (1907)
"Most popular of all were the malmseys (Malvoisie) from Candia. This island, formerly called Crete, was then under the domination of Venice, and grew such an ..."

2. A History of the Custom-revenue in England: From the Earliest Times to the by Hubert Hall, Great Britain (1885)
"Best French . . .400 „ malmseys . . .400 per butt. Bastards . . .368 per pipe. ... malmseys .500 per butt (less 12-16 gals. of Sackes . ..."

3. The Literary Panorama and National Registerby Charles Taylor by Charles Taylor (1814)
"Merchants stranger seller of the said malmseys, by mean of the said plenty of them, for I, *. or lui. s. iv. d. at the most a butt of stich wine, ..."

4. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1846)
"Mr. Tilbury availed himself of this faith, and when he had game to send up to town, it did not go to the attentive malmseys, but to the ..."

5. Canon Pietro Casola's Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the Year 1494 by Pietro Casola (1907)
"They have a quantity of vines, and they make good malmseys and many other wines, ... As I said, they make good red wines and excellent malmseys; ..."

6. The King's Customs by Henry Atton, Henry Hurst Holland (1908)
"... malmseys, and all other wines of the growth of the Levant. Brought into the' ports of London, Bristol, or Southampton, the butt. Subsidy, is. 6d. ..."

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