One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A greenhouse for grapevines.
- ‘Staff at Helmsley Walled Garden have announced that their £505,000 bid to restore a range of Victorian vineries, fruit and orchard houses, and derelict outbuildings has been accepted.’
- ‘Proposals include restoring the conservatory, a vinery, a bandstand, a lake and ornate gates at the Eccles Old Road entrance.’
- ‘On the sloping northern side lies the foundations of many glasshouses, two of which have been completely restored: a vinery and a plant nursery.’
- ‘A long run of narrow lean-tos against the north wall was probably built around 1828 and included a heated ‘stove’ at one end and a vinery at the other.’
- ‘The garden, a charity run by volunteers, must find up to £90,000 more by next summer to complete the restoration of the Victorian vineries, fruit and orchard houses.’
- 1.1 A vineyard.
- ‘The next day, was the sight-seeing part of the official tour where our hosts took us to the Melbourne Cricket Ground and to an exotic-looking vinery in Yarra Valley.’
- ‘I don't know when I've ever had anything this good from a home brewer - or any other vinery for that matter!’
- ‘We saw him from time to time when he made his way from the vineries to drink from the Mabel.’
- ‘The vintners of hundred-year old vineries are being edged out of the market.’
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