lees

lees

The residue left in a wine container during fermentation and aging. Wine with the lees in it was considered a preferable product to new wine (Isa 25:6) and was also used as a metaphor for sluggish richness (Jer 48:11; Zeph 1:12) that deserved to be disturbed.

Isa 25:6

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Jer 48:11

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Zeph 1:12

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