Definition of Malvesie

1. n. Malmsey wine. See Malmsey.



Definition of Malvesie

1. a grape [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvesie

malva puddings
malvaceae
malvaceous
malvalate
malvalates
malvalic
malvalic acid
malvas
malvasia
malvasian
malvasias
malversate
malversation
malversations
malvertising
malvesie (current term)
malvesies
malveuille
malveuilled
malveuilles
malveuilling
malvidin
malvids
malvin
malvoisie
malvoisies
malware
malyngolide
mam
mama

Literary usage of Malvesie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Areopagitica by John Milton, John Wesley Hales (1882)
"Chaucer calls it 'malvesie.' See the Shipman's Tale 14481, Ed. Wright: 'With him brought he a ... of malvesie, And eek another ful of wyn ..."

2. Wine, the vine, and the cellar by Thomas George Shaw (1863)
"Albus' so ably edited by Mr. Riley, are malvesie, the modern malmsey, a Greek wine, sold in the reign of Richard II., at I6d. per gallon; ..."

3. Calendar of Letter-books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of by City of London (England), Reginald Robinson Sharpe (1907)
"... Greek, or other white wine lie in any tavern cellar where malvesie lies for sale, and if any there be, it is to be sold between now and next ..."

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