Definition of Amontillado

1. Noun. Pale medium-dry sherry from Spain.

Generic synonyms: Sherry



Definition of Amontillado

1. n. A dry kind of cherry, of a light color.

Definition of Amontillado

1. Noun. a type of Spanish wine; a pale, dry sherry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amontillado

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Literary usage of Amontillado

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1. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
""amontillado? A pipe? Impossible! And in the middle of the carnival!" " I have my doubts," I replied; " and I was silly enough to pay the full amontillado ..."

2. American Familiar Verse, Vers de Société by Brander Matthews (1904)
"amontillado [In a rhythm of Mr. Thackeray] RAFTERS black with smoke, White with sand the floor is, Twenty whiskered Dons Calling to Dolores — Tawny flower ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"THE CASK OF amontillado By permission of HS Stone and Company. (ROME) THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured ..."

4. English Composition in Theory and Practice by Henry Seidel Canby, Frederick Erastus Pierce, Henry Noble MacCracken, Alfred Arundel May, Thomas Goddard Wright (1912)
"THE CASK OF amontillado' EDGAR ALLAN Pox The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. ..."

5. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Newly Collected and Edited, with a Memoir by Edgar Allan Poe (1894)
"... THE CASK OF amontillado (ROME) 1 HE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could ; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. ..."

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