Teneriffe

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Teneriffe A white wine resembling Madeira in taste, but more tart, produced in Teneriffe, one of the Canary Islands; -- called also Vidonia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n teneriffe Wine produced in the island of Teneriffe (properly Tenerife), formerly imported into Europe.
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Usage

In literature:

There was a bright moon, and by the master's calculation we should sight Teneriffe before dawn.
"Ben Burton" by W. H. G. Kingston
The principal islands are Teneriffe and Grand-Canaria.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The gallant Blake's latest achievement was the capture of numerous Spanish galleons, after a desperate battle off Teneriffe.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was at the island of Teneriffe.
"The Story of Nelson" by W.H.G. Kingston
After a short stay at Santa Cruz, in the island of Teneriffe, we were joined by the Discovery at Cape Town.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Multan and Cairo are in the same latitude, and so are Delhi and Teneriffe.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
It was at the island of Teneriffe.
"The Grateful Indian" by W.H.G. Kingston
Captain Cook touched at Teneriffe, where he found an abundance of supplies, and sailed again on August 4.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
Certificate of British-Dutch Vice-Consul in Teneriffe.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Such was the crater of Teneriffe before the last peak rose within its basin.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
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