from The Century Dictionary.
- An old corruption of ammoniac.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Ammoniac.
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- adjective Obsolete form of
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The chymist can draw subtile spirits, that will work upon one another at some distance, viz. spirits of alkalies and acids, e.g. spirits coelestial (sal armoniac and spirits of C.C. will work on each other at half a yard distance, and smoke;) but the spirits above mentioned are more subtile than they.