Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Turpentine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A workmen's name for the oil or spirit of turpentine.

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  • noun informal Turpentine or turpentine substitute.
  • noun slang, Australia, New Zealand Any alcoholic drink.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Shortening and alteration of turpentine.]

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Shortened from turpentine

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