from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where wine is sold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place where wine is sold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A storehouse for wine.


Middle English viniterie, from Old French vinotier, vinetier, wine merchant. See vintner. (Wiktionary)


  • The vintry, he tells us, was that part of the Thames bank where "the merchants of Bordeaux craned their wines out of lighters and other vessels, and there landed and made sale of them."

    Inns and Taverns of Old London

  • Thirty Flemings, who had taken refuge in the churches, were dragged from the altar and were beheaded, thirty-two others were seized in the vintry and also slain.

    A March on London


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