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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English verjous, vergeous, from Old French vertjus, verjus (French verjus), from vert +‎ jus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɝdʒuːs/, /ˈvɝdʒəs/

NounEdit

verjuice (usually uncountable, plural verjuices)

  1. A very acidic juice made by pressing unripe grapes.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Francis Bacon, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      In this instance, there is, upon the by, to be noted, the percolation or suing of the verjuice through the wood; for verjuice of itself would never have passed through the wood: so as, it seemeth, it must be first in a kind of vapour, before it pass.

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