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  • n. The spirits that first come over when an alcoholic liquid is distilled

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In distillation of low wines, the first portion of spirit that comes over, being a fluid abounding in fusel oil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The first portion of liquid that comes over in the distillation of low wines. It is a milky liquid abounding in fuseloil.


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