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Synonyms for claret

a dark purplish-red color

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dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine

drink claret

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My aunt's claret is worthy of my aunt," he said, with comic gravity, as he set down the glass.
But there he sat; and in his old seat on the opposite side of the room reclined Sir Mulberry Hawk, with his legs upon the cushion, and his handkerchief thrown negligently over his knees: finishing his magnum of claret with the utmost coolness and indifference.
Sir Mulberry took several turns up and down the room, whistling carelessly all the time; stopped to finish the last glass of claret which he had poured out a few minutes before, walked again, put on his hat, adjusted it by the glass, drew on his gloves, and, at last, walked slowly out.
I have not inquired among my medical acquaintance, whether Turtle, and cold Punch, with Hock, Champagne, and Claret, and all the slight et cetera usually included in an unlimited order for a good dinner - especially when it is left to the liberal construction of my faultless friend, Mr.
There is that delicate blossom who can't drink any claret under ninety-four, and who would as soon think of dining off cat's meat as off plain roast mutton.
NEWCASTLE United face Burnley on deadline night knowing they failed in their efforts to sign a new striker in time for the visit of the Clarets.
The Clarets were forced to wait until later today to be presented with their trophy and medals, even though goals from Sam Vokes, George Boyd and Andre Gray clinched the title at the Valley.
Wenger reserved rare praise for Sean Dyche's side, insisting it would be a "shame" to see them go down after a defeat which leaves the Clarets two points from safety.
Clarets boss Sean Dyche confirmed on Monday that Long had ruptured his cruciate ligament, an injury that is likely to keep him out for around nine months.
2 BURNLEY'S resurgence continued as a quick-fire brace early on from Danny Ings secured a 2-1 win at Stoke that took the Clarets off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League table.
Saido Berahino: two goals Clarets rock bottom after thrashing BURNLEY are 6-5 with Coral to finish bottom of the Premier League after a dismal 4-0 defeat at West Brom yesterday, writes Mark Langdon.
The Scotland international, 32, has agreed a two-year deal with the Clarets, subject to Premier League and Football Association approval.
The Clarets are now unbeaten in 14 games but against a vibrant Leeds team and their vociferous fans, they were tested.
Third Division Oscott Social Reds were paired with Division Two's Oscott Social Clarets in a local derby, which saw the Reds come back from 4-2 down to snatch a 5-4 victory.
He turned down a deal with the relegated Clarets and is set for talks with the promoted Seasiders.