Vinolency

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vinolency Drunkennes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vinolency Drunkenness; wine-bibbing.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. vinolentina,. See Vinolent

Usage

In literature:

He was short and very dark and probably signed the form Vinoles.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
By half-past nine a kinder vinolent atmosphere had put to sleep the hatreds and suspicions of before dinner.
"Mortal Coils" by Aldous Huxley
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