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

  • Informal Turpentine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Turpentine or turpentine substitute.
  • n. Any alcoholic drink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


Shortening and alteration of turpentine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortened from turpentine (Wiktionary)



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