2. [syn: claret, red Bordeaux]
1. drink claret;
- Example: "They were clareting until well past midnight"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Claret \Clar"et\ (kl[a^]r"[e^]t), n. [OE. claret, clare, clarry,
OF. claret, clar['e], fr. cler, F. clair, clear, fr. L.
clarus clear. See Clear.]
The name first given in England to the red wines of M['e]doc,
in France, and afterwards extended to all the red Bordeaux
wines. The name is also given to similar wines made in the
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a dark purplish-red color
2: dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine [syn: claret, red
v 1: drink claret; "They were clareting until well past