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fortified wine

noun
1.
a wine, as port or sherry, to which brandy has been added in order to arrest fermentation or to increase the alcoholic content.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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fortified wine

noun
1.
wine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry
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