a pale, dry Spanish sherry.
Palo Cortado tastes like a lovechild born from amontillado and Oloroso.
Why Maya Angelou Loved Sherry, The Drink of Brilliant Renegades Jordan Salcito June 14, 2014
amontillado, a-mon-til-y′do, n. a dry or little sweet kind of sherry of a light colour and body.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
What a crowning pleasure would a glass of sherry—that amontillado of yours—be in such a spot.
Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
A little glass of amontillado with the oysters, said the baron, just to flavor them!
The Woman Gives Owen Johnson
amontillado (a very nutty wine) is frequently added to sherries deficient in flavour.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
The amontillado is of a straw colour only, more or less shaded according to the age it possesses.
Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854 Various
Never can I say that my case is desperate while you can swallow your chicken-broth and sip your amontillado sherry.
A Rogue’s Life Wilkie Collins
amontillado, a dry kind of sherry wine of a light colour, highly esteemed.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various
To these we might add brittle chips of Greek Casere with nips of amontillado, for an eloquent appetizer.
The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
No, not the amontillado, the Chteau Margaux, please; one can’t drink hot dry wines such a night as this.
Cecil Castlemaine’s Gage, Lady Marabout’s Troubles, and Other Stories Ouida
a medium dry Spanish sherry, not as pale in colour as a fino
a variety of sherry wine, 1825, from Spanish amontillado, from a “from” (from Latin ad; see ad-) + Montilla, name of a town in the province of Cordova. Formerly the name of a regional wine, now of a type of sherry.
. love of one’s country; patriotism. love conquers all. Contemporary Examples “ROMA” is a story about betrayal, but it was only after I finished writing it that I realized “ROMA” was Amor spelt backwards. Literary City: Deborah Levy’s London Henry Krempels February 21, 2013 The same ginger-haired model served Caravaggio for his Amor Vincit Omnia, […]
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- Amor patriae
love of one’s country; patriotism. Historical Examples When he goes to State dinners to fill out his skin,amor patriae leaks out as the turtle goes in. Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870 Various It is but the English amor patriae carried to too great an excess. Diary in America, Series Two Frederick Marryat […]
one of a group of Jewish scholars, active in the rabbinical academies of Palestine and Babylonia from the 3rd to the 6th centuries a.d., whose commentaries on and interpretations of the Mishnah comprise the Palestinian and Babylonian Gemaras. Historical Examples He was said to live somewhere between amora and Sharon, perhaps here I could learn […]