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An item of age, usually from around the 1920's to approx 20 years ago. The items could be anything from furniture, children's toys, to clothing and household bits and pieces.
That vintage dress was made in the 1950's
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
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1. Too old to be considered modern, but not old enough to be considered antique. Often used to describe items for sale online such as ebay auctions or craigslist posts though may also be found in printed listings such as classified ads. Can also be a euphemism for "heavily used" items.

2. Retro, recently out of style with potential to make a comeback
In these days of high definition video, VHS is often characterized as vintage and will one day be antique.
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(Adj.) An excuse to jack up the prices of old crap by 500%.
Sierra: (holding plain baby blue dress that has a collar) I just got this new vintage dress from Urban Outfitters!

Sensible person: How much??

Sierra: Only $120!

Sensible person: *face palm*
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1. Wine production year: The year in which the grapes used in making a specific wine were harvested.

2. Wine from particular year: Wine made from a particular harvest of grapes.

3. Grape harvesting: The harvesting of grapes for wine.

4. Wine: A wine, especially an excellent one.

5. Period: The period of time when something appeared or began, or when somebody was born or flourished.

6. Group sharing characteristics: A group of people or things that are similar or belong to the same period of time.

1. Good for wine: Produced from or characterized by a good harvest of grapes for wine-making, so that the wine does not have to be improved by blending with wine from another harvest.

2. Of best: Representing what is best or most characteristic of somebody or something.

3. Classic: Recognized as being of high quality and lasting appeal.

4. Out of date: No longer fashionable or modern.

Depression-vintage furniture.

1. A vintage year.
2. A vintage performance.
3. A series of vintage comedies.
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Vintage is also a type of clothing or a way to dress. Vintage clothing can be found in charity shops, or big high street brands like tatty devine, urbanoutfitters or beyond vintage. Lots of vintage things can also be found in camden or camden market
Vintage clothing is all about being different. In London it is very fashionable and so is it on the english catwalks. Try Elle Girl magazine for good vintage items
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In the late 1900's and early 2000's, vintage has become an adjective used as a powerful marketing tool to increase the implied value of an item and increase its profitability when sold.
Whereas a few years ago a late 60's Fender Jazz Bass would have been relatively inexpensive ($200 - $500) because it was old, now a "vintage" late 60's Fender Jazz Bass can command prices in excess of $2000 easily when sold.
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