2. Noun. Weak spirit produced at the end of pot distillation ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of feint) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Feints
1. feint [v] - See also: feint
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Literary usage of Feints
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1. Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer: Containing the Cases by Thomas Chitty, Richard Burn (1845)
"Low win«, spirit-, and feints produced from wa<h in each back to be kept separate until account taken, on penalty of Z«». ..."
2. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1765)
"wines and feints, paying for the fame. ... after the rate of ten fhill- ings per gallon ; and for the faid feints and ..."
3. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1825)
"Low Wines, Spirits and feints produced from Wash in each Back, ... Acting con~ •Wry thereto. or feints or Spirits respectively are to be removed out «f ..."
4. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1880)
"It may be connected with the feints receiver by means of a close pump or metal pipe. 9. There must be a cock on each of these connecting pipes. ..."
5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"Completely deceived by these feints, the main rebel force, including Jackson's command, seems to have been, two or three days ago, transferred twenty or ..."