from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Alcoholic content.
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- n. A measure of the alcoholic content of something
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Alcoholic quality.
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Some sherries, however, have been introduced with an alcoholicity of from 12 to 13.6 per cent., with the following, characters: The taste is freely vinous, rich, pure, mellow, and quite free from heat or the taste of added spirit.
Its alcoholicity was certainly below all the port wines usually sold.
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