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methuselah 1

Pronunciation: /mɪˈθ(j)uːz(ə)lə/

noun

A wine bottle of eight times the standard size.
Example sentences
  • But did you know that a methuselah is eight bottles worth or six litres of wine - referred to in Bordeaux as an imperiale?
  • Last month, while hanging out in St Tropez, he reputedly spent $80,000 on four methuselahs of Cristal and that was after the Sultan of Brunei had given him a welcome to London present of 10.

Origin

1930s: from Methuselah.

Words that rhyme with methuselah

bamboozler

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There are 2 main definitions of methuselah in English:

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Methuselah 2

Pronunciation: /mɪˈθ(j)uːz(ə)lə/
1(In the Bible) a patriarch, the grandfather of Noah, who is said to have lived for 969 years (Gen. 5:27).
1.1Used to refer to a very old person: I’m feeling older than Methuselah
More example sentences
  • I have shaved a Methuselah's beard of red fuzz over that little bathroom sink.

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