Madeira

Ma*dei"ra

(?), n. [Pg., the Island Madeira, properly, wood, fr. L. materia stuff, wood. The island was so called because well wooded. See Matter.] A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira.
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A cup of Madeira, and a cold capon's leg.
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Madeira nut (Bot.), the European walnut; the nut of the Juglans regia.
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