Moselle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Moselle German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Moselle A light wine, usually white, produced in the vicinity of the river Moselle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Moselle One of the wines produced along the river Moselle. The most esteemed brands are those known as sparkling Moselle, which are considered lighter than champagne and almost as good as the sweeter champagnes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Moselle mo-zel′ light wines from the district of the river Moselle, with an aromatic flavour.
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Usage

In literature:

The narrative of the loss of the Moselle is the last which I shall give to the reader.
"Diary in America, Series Two" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Confine yourself to Hock and Moselle, sirrah: I fear me, you have a base hankering after mutton and beef.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Georgie insisted on sparkling Moselle, and we had two bottles, and three rounds of Cointreau triple sec.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
The next scene of activity was north, where there was a wooded plateau between the Moselle and the Meuse.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
The town occupies a tongue of land at the junction of the Moselle with the Rhine.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
Saxham recognised in the style, the very table-Moselle of Fashionable Journalism.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Try that Moselle, Don Ignacio; I know your fancy for light wines.
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
Another French machine dropped six shells on the railway line at Pagny-sur-Moselle.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Moselle, Valley of the, 226.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
Another glass of Moselle?
"Byways of Ghost-Land" by Elliott O'Donnell
Moselle cup, Maurice, or a long peg?
"The Red Symbol" by John Ironside
Forts Moselle and Bellecroix are still in existence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Villeroy was bound to watch until, at least, the 29th of May for the chance of a campaign upon the Moselle.
"The Battle of Blenheim" by Hilaire Belloc
Going at last, I hope, toward that nurse on the Moselle.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
Of the 'Moselle's' speed we had instant evidence, for a fast Government launch raced us for a mile or two, and off Netley gave up the chase.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
We want some more moselle and more Scotch.
"The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident" by Edgar Saltus
And in a few moments the burly porter reappeared with a tray containing a box of cigarettes and a tall glass of Moselle.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
This is Bordeaux, and this is some sort of Hock; this is Moselle.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
Late in the afternoon the Moselle was crossed and we passed through the outskirts of the ancient city of Toul.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
Sour Moselle is our only drink.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
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In poetry:

The Benedictine Echard
Sat by the wayside well,
Where Marsberg sees the bridal
Of the Sarre and the Moselle.
"The Vision Of Echard" by John Greenleaf Whittier
She dwelt within a convent wall
Beside the "blue Moselle,"
And pure and simple was her life
As is the tale I tell.
"The Vesper Chime" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
A gold and purple sunset
Flowed down the broad Moselle;
On hills of vine and meadow lands
The peace of twilight fell.
"The Vision Of Echard" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In spots the grain will yet grow rank and strong,
Over brave hearts that conquered as they fell;
Falling, left hearts to sorrow for them long,
By the swift Rhine, or by the blue Moselle.
"A New Year's Address, 1870." by Nora Pembroke
Like the two lives that are blended
When the loneliness is ended,
The loneliness each heart hath known so well;
Like the sun and moon together
In a sky of splendid weather,
Is the marriage of the Rhine and the Moselle.
"The Rhine and The Moselle" by Edwin Arnold
Like the silence that is broken,
When the wished-for word is spoken,
And the heart hath a home where it may dwell;
Like the sense of sudden bliss,
And the first long loving kiss
Is the meeting of the Rhine and the Moselle.
"The Rhine and The Moselle" by Edwin Arnold

In news:

"At this point the state of Alaska is taking chieftain at their word," Moselle said of Chieftain 's announcement in June.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France raises his arms in victory after defeating Andrea Seppi of Italy at the ATP Moselle Open.
METZ, France (AP) — Defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France overcame a slow start to advance to the Moselle Open semifinals, beating American Jesse Levine 6-3, 6-4 on Friday.
Nikokaly Davydenko beats Mischa Zverev to reach 2nd round in Moselle Open.
METZ, France — Nikokaly Davydenko of Russia beat Mischa Zverev of Germany 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday in the first round of the Moselle Open.
METZ, France (AP) – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France beat Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the final of the Moselle Open on Sunday to win his first title since 2009.
7 Gael Monfils to reach Moselle Open final.
Handout Passengers drinking wine on the sky deck aboard the Avalon Affinity on the Moselle River in Germany.
Margaret Moselle Hall Hamilton, retired George C Marshall High School teacher and reading specialist, died Dec 5 in Arlington.
Margaret Moselle Hall Hamilton, retired George C Marshall High School teacher and reading specialist, died Dec 5 in Arlington.
Cruises along the Rhine and Moselle rivers take you through some of Germany's most dramatic landscapes, and give you the chance to see charming medieval villages as well as imposing riverside castle complexes.
Check out some corduroys in Palm Springs in a new video for True Religion by Director Crystal Moselle and Milk's Digital team.
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In science:

With TEMSIS a Transnational Environmental Management Support and Information System was created as part of a transnational cooperation between the communities in the French-German urban agglomeration, Moselle Est and Stadtverband Saarbr¨ucken.
A Flexible Shallow Approach to Text Generation
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