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tirage

[tee-razh] /tiˈraʒ/
noun, plural tirages
[tee-razh] /tiˈraʒ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
the withdrawing of wine from a barrel, as for testing or tasting.
2.
a drawing, as in a lottery.
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tirage

/tɪˈrɑʒ/
noun
1.
the drawing of wine from a barrel prior to bottling
2.
the process in the making of a sparkling wine in which fermentable sugar and yeast is added to induce secondary fermentation
Word Origin
from French: drawing, pulling
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