Structure of four criss-crossed wooden poles to serve as a base for a butt.// Acad. Stick, stone or similar object used for holding or propping something in position temporarily.

Tierra de Lebrija: 

Spanish earth. Type of clay used for clarifying wine.


Edge of the staves, from rim to groove, that make up the two heads of the butt.// Mar. A cord that is joined or sewn for reinforcing sail edges.// Acad. Edge of the pieces of wood that serve as barrel ends or covers.


Wine-press workman whose job it is to shape the load and press the grapeorujos.// Acad. A thrower, drawer or shooter.


Coopers yard, where butts are constructed.


To decant or transfer wine from one butt to another, by siphoning it into jars.// Acad. To move things from one place to another, especially liquids from one container to another.


Diagonal planting pattern in the vineyard.// Acad. Term used to describe a pattern of planting in parallel lines so that the plants in one line are positioned between two in the next.


Opening between three butts, one on top of the other two. An opening between butts in an andana.// Mar. Each of the openings made in the parapets and other parts of a corsair or merchant ship for firing through at the enemy as they try to board.// Acad. Opening in the side of a ship, the parapet of a wall, or an artillery entrenchment, from which guns can be fired safely and accurately.



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