Definition of Amontillados

1. Noun. (plural of amontillado) ¹



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Definition of Amontillados

1. amontillado [n] - See also: amontillado

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amontillados

amoebous
amoebozoan
amoebozoans
amok
amoks
amole
amoles
amomum
amomums
among
amonge
amongest
amongst
amontillado
amontillados (current term)
amoove
amooved
amooves
amooving
amora
amoral
amoralism
amoralisms
amoralist
amoralistic
amoralists
amoralities
amorality
amorally

Literary usage of Amontillados

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1. Report on the Cheap Wines from France, Italy, Austria, Greece and Hungary by Robert Druitt (1865)
"... and amontillados (reckoned among sherries) so low as 14 to 17; ... Some fine amontillados and Manzanillas answer to the strength of natural ..."

2. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1879)
"... along the sides of which are ranged, in triple tiers, 3000 butts of wine in soleras, including finos of from five to forty years of age, amontillados ..."

3. Spain of the Spanish by Janie Villiers-Wardell (1909)
"To the visitor the tasting of these delicious wines—these amontillados and Olorosos and Manzanillas, in their varied shades of brown and amber and gold—is ..."

4. The Land of the Blessed Virgin: Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia by William Somerset Maugham (1920)
"... wines more than a century old, of which the odour is more delicate than violets; new wines of the preceding year, strong and rough; amontillados, ..."

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