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One of the last bottles from a bin of wine, usually sold at a reduced price.
- ‘Last week I had thought that Majestic Wine Warehouse's bin-ends and Lay & Wheeler's 200-strong Great Warehouse Sale were the best I was likely to see this year.’
- ‘These include some of the shop's stars, rather than the more traditional bin-end bargains.’
- ‘Traditional logic would dictate that you march out to the discount store and find something on sale or probe the bin-ends of your local bottle shop to get those last few discontinued items.’
- ‘If all Majestic's 103 warehouses are to have a crack at this juicy bin-end, then each will carry only a limited, mixed-bag selection that will fly out of the branches the minute it arrives this weekend.’
- ‘Lay & Wheeler's sale is always worth raiding, and this year burgundy hogs their bin-ends.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.