Definition of Grapery

1. n. A building or inclosure used for the cultivation of grapes.



Definition of Grapery

1. Noun. a place used for grape cultivation ¹

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Definition of Grapery

1. a vinery [n -ERIES] - See also: vinery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grapery

grape louse
grape phylloxera
grape sugar
grape wine
graped
grapefruit
grapefruit juice
grapefruit peel
grapefruitlike
grapefruits
grapefruity
grapeless
grapelike
graperies
grapery (current term)
grapes
grapeseed
grapeseed oil
grapeseeds
grapeshot
grapeshots
grapeskin cyst
grapestone
grapestones
grapevine
grapevine family
grapevines
grapey
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Literary usage of Grapery

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1. Gardening for Pleasure: A Guide to the Amateur in the Fruit, Vegetable, and by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE COLD grapery. I know of no addition to a country home from which such a large amount of satisfaction can be obtained at so small an outlay as from a ..."

2. Life in the Sandwich Islands: Or, The Heart of the Pacific, as it was and is by Henry Theodore Cheever (1856)
"... missionary's grapery—The two vineyards, natural and moral—Division of labor—Church and school—Industrial enterprise—The maids of Molokai—Native costume ..."

3. Culture of the Grape by William Chamberlain Strong (1867)
"Bat there are advantages in having close houses, in order to obtain entire control of the atmosphere, even for the summer crop. THE COLD grapery. ..."

4. A Book for a Rainy Day: Or, Recollections of the Events of the Years 1766-1833 by John Thomas Smith (1861)
"... gate grapery, and of his neighbour, a divine gen- tlem— man, he had very nearly called him, who had horsewhipped his wife. 1791. ..."

5. The Illustrated Annual Register of Rural Affairs and Cultivator Almanac for by John Jacob Thomas (1873)
"... Cheap grapery, &c., &c.—more than 50 Engravings. VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY—Tracing Growth of the Plant from the Embryo throughout —the Principles of Grafting ..."

6. Fruits and Vegetables Under Glass: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Grapes by William Turner (1912)
"Still, if desired, these compartments may be extended to any length according to demands, although I would not advocate having the grapery more than 25 feet ..."

7. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1797)
"I therefore fend you a drawing of the grapery in which they were railed, ... is a full view of the grapery. Fig. ..."

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