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Definition of Claret

What does Claret mean?

noun

  1. a dark purplish-red color
    • more generic term: dark red = a red color that reflects little light
  2. dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
    • synonym of claret: red Bordeaux
    • more generic terms: red wine = wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes; Bordeaux / Bordeaux wine = any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
    • more specific term: Saint Emilion = full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux

verb

  1. drink claret

Alternative definition

adjective

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

noun

  1. [chiefly British] A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, or a similar wine made elsewhere.
  2. A deep purplish-red colour, like that of the wine.

Phrases with Claret

  1. claret cup
  2. Claret Pondhawk
  3. Claret-Breasted Fruit Dove

Place

Claret is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Music

"Claret" is a musical EP of Cyrus.

Miscellanea

Claret is a name primarily used in British English for the red wine from the region surrounding Bordeaux in France; outside the UK this is usually referred to as Bordeaux wine or simply Bordeaux.

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Google previewThe Physical Basis of Predication (1992)

by Andrew Newman

C' sub R claret is a red R sub C' red is a spectral colour C' sub C' claret is a spectral colour The first argument is about particulars and is valid. If (x)(C'x —> Rx) is considered as expressing a relation between attributes, which we have called ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris

CLARET JUG. The Claret Jug is the trophy given to the winner of the Open Championship (British Open). It was first awarded in 1873. The original prize for the Open was a championship belt, with the proviso that any player winning the event ...

Google previewThe British Angler's Lexicon ... (1892)

by Richard Niven

«nd two more of blue pig's wool, over this silver tinsel and gold twist side by side ; a red claret hackle, commencing from the orange wool ; the blue wool picked out in longish fibres at the shoulder, over this a bustard hackle, then the wing, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of sport & games (1911)

by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of), Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

The best tags are the red, the orange, and the macaw ; the claret, yellow, orange- claret, and furnace bumble are of almost equal value, but should be tied on, at the most, allowing them either to bore to the bottom, rolling and gyrating the while , ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Etiquette ... (1922)

by Emily Holt

SHERRY, claret and champagne are the wines of perhaps the greatest importance in dinner-giving. For a dinner of more than eight persons, a white wine, sherry, claret, burgundy and champagne are provided. One wine, preferably claret, ...

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Scrabble value of C3L1A1R1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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