Definition of Spirits

1. Noun. An alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented.




Definition of Spirits

1. Verb. (third-person singular of spirit) ¹

2. Noun. (plurale tantum) distilled alcoholic beverages. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of spirit) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spirits

1. spirit [v] - See also: spirit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirits

spiritings
spiritise
spiritism
spiritisms
spiritist
spiritistic
spiritists
spiritize
spiritless
spiritlessly
spiritlessness
spiritlike
spiritoso
spiritous
spiritousness
spirits (current term)
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spirits of ammonia
spirits of hartshorn
spirits of salt
spirits of salts
spirits of wine
spirits of wines
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spiritual healing
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Literary usage of Spirits

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"How far the power of spirits and devils doth extend, and whether they can cause this, or any other disease, is a serious question, and worthy to bo ..."

2. On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals by William Harvey (1889)
"acknowledged ; but we have found noue of all these spirits by dissection, ... Some speak of corporeal, others of incorporeal spirits ; and they who advocate ..."

3. The Excise Officer's Manual: Being a Practical Introduction to the Business by Joseph Bateman (1852)
"It scems established, by the experiments of chemists, that no other substance ean be converted into spirits by fermentation than sugar ; and that, ..."

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