- a dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, or a similar wine made elsewhere.
- (colour) a deep purplish-red colour, like that of the wine.
- (colour) of a deep purplish-red colour, like that of claret.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
CLARET. French red wine; figuratively, blood. I tapped
his claret; I broke his head, and made the blood run.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
Clar"et (klăr"&ebreve;t), n.
[OE. claret, clare, clarry, OF.
claret, claré, fr. cler, F.
clair, clear, fr. L. clarus clear. See
Clear.] The name first given in England to the red
wines of Médoc, in France, and afterwards extended to all
the red Bordeaux wines. The name is also given to similar wines
made in the United States.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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