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Definition of Distil

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Distill Dis*till", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Distilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Distilling.] [F. distiller, from L. destillare, destillatum; de + stillare to drop, stilla a drop, prob. fr. stiria frozen drop, icicle; prob. akin to stare, E. stand. Cf. Still, n. & v., Instill.] [Written also distil.] 1. To drop; to fall in drops; to trickle. Soft showers distilled, and suns grew warm in vain. --Pope. 2. To flow gently, or in a small stream. The Euphrates distilleth out of the mountains of Armenia. --Sir W. Raleigh. 3. To practice the art of distillation. --Shak.
Distil
Distil Dis*til", v. t. & i. See Distill.

Meaning of Distil from wikipedia

- 19 April 2014. The Economist: "Liquid fire – The Arabs discovered how to distil alcohol. They still do it best, say some" Archived 22 October 2012 at the...
- an earlier date when a royal licence was granted to a local landowner to distil whiskey in the area. After various periods of closure in its subsequent...
- distill in the presence of sulphuric acid. Although the acid itself does not distil, it imparts the additional aroma of diethyl ether to the resulting gin....
- Islam. Retrieved 19 April 2014. "Liquid fire – The Arabs discovered how to distil alcohol. They still do it best, say some". The Economist. 18 December 2003...
- Over time whisky evolved into a much smoother drink. With a licence to distil Irish whiskey from 1608, the Old Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland...
- with the p****ing of the Ontario Temperance Act. However, residents could distil and retain their own personal supply, and liquor producers could continue...
- wad help to mend a mill In time o' need, While thro' your pores the dews distil Like amber bead. (hurdies = buttocks) His knife see rustic Labour dicht...
- aboard while Titanic was in port, but in an emergency the ship could also distil fresh water from seawater, though this was not a straightforward process...
- gallons. Macerate these substances during eight days, add a little water, and distil by a gentle fire, until two gallons are obtained. This is reduced to a proof...
- lands around Łącko are rich in fruits, "virtually every farmer is known to distil his own brand". Altogether some 300 farmers produce approximately 15 thousand...
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