Definition of Spirit off

1. Verb. Carry off mysteriously; as if by magic.

Exact synonyms: Spirit Away
Generic synonyms: Bear Away, Bear Off, Carry Away, Carry Off, Take Away

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit Off

spirit away
spirit bear
spirit duplicator
spirit gum
spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine
spirit off (current term)
spirit rapper
spirit rapping
spirit stove
spirit thermometer
spirit up
spirit world
spirited away

Literary usage of Spirit off

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmacopoeia Universalis: Or, A New Universal English Dispensatory. Containing by Robert James (1747)
"... the spirit off.- L. ihat the volatile Spirit of Sal Arma- The ... and then drain the spirit off. L. It has been for fome time the Ca- ftom both ..."

2. Magisterial Cases by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain Court of Criminal Appeal (1901)
"The beer license was refused, but the wine and spirit off license was, owing to the limited discretion of the justices in respect of such licenses, granted. ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Shepard: First Pastor of the First Church, Cambridge by Thomas Shepard (1853)
"... sinful frame in part in all the' elect; he hews the roughness and pride of spirit off, that it may lie still upon the foundation it is now prepared for. ..."

4. Municipal Reform Movements in the United States by William Howe Tolman, Charles Henry Parkhurst (1895)
"... progressive and social spirit off \ the times, because this new social spirit will not be satisfied]! with a municipal policy that will content itself ..."

5. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1881)
"Mix the alcoholic extract with a few drops of potassa, distil almost all the spirit off, and allow to cool. If minute crystals separate these may consist of ..."

6. The Christian Examiner and General Review edited by Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware (1824)
"THE RELIGIOUS SPIRIT Off THE PRESENT AGE. THE views and the conduct of men, with regard to the subject of religion, are influenced by as many causes, ..."

7. Leather Industries Laboratory Book of Analytical and Experimental Methods by Henry Richardson Procter (1908)
"... be removed by rectifying the spirit off paraffin or vaseline (p. 286), or very likely off lard. Mr. T. Mann purifies methylated spirit by the use of ..."

8. The Christian Psalmist: Or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns, with Copious Selections by Thomas Hastings, William Patton (1839)
"Pleading tin. promise of the Spirit. off 1 O THOU that nearest prayer, Thy blessing from on hi^h: We plead the promise of thy word; Grant us thy Holy Spirit ..."

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