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vintager

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vintage +‎ -er, cognate to French vendangeur.

NounEdit

vintager (plural vintagers)

  1. One who gathers the vintage.
    • 1913, Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country[1]:
      The sun, treading the earth like a vintager, drew from it heady fragrances, crushed out of it new colours.
    • 1922, Arthur Benton Sanford, An Easter Disciple[2]:
      Matured in all the graces, he is like the ripened Chian clusters that await the vintager in the autumn days.

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