SPIRITS OF WINE
\spˈɪɹɪts ɒv wˈa͡ɪn], \spˈɪɹɪts ɒv wˈaɪn], \s_p_ˈɪ_ɹ_ɪ_t_s ɒ_v w_ˈaɪ_n]\
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A familiar name for alcohol-so called because formerly only extracted from wine; animal spirits, the fluid supposed to circulate through the nerves, and regarded as the agent of sensation and motion; the nervous fluid or nervous principle; The Spirit, the third person of the Holy Trinity; the spirit, the life or soul of man; the immortal part of man; rectified spirit, proof-spirit made purer by further distillation.
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- Tilings capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal,real, personal, mixed, and including not only lands everything thereon, but alsolieir-looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir togetherwith (he land. Co. Litt. 5b; 2 Bl. Comm. 17; Nell is v. Munson, 108 N. Y. 453, 15 E.730; Owens Lewis, 40 Ind. 508, Am. Rep. 205; Whitlock Greacen. 4S J. Eq.350. 21 Atl. 944; Mitchell Warner, 5 Conn. 407; New York Mabie, 13 150, 04Am. Dec. 53S. Estates. Anything capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, mixed and including not only lands everything thereon, but also heir looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir, together with land. Co. Litt. 5 b; 1 Tho. 219; 2 Bl. Com. 17. this term such things are denoted, as subject-matter inheritance, inheritance itself; cannot therefore, its own intrinsic force, enlarge an estate, prima facie a life into fee. B. & P. 251; 8 T. R. 503; 219, note Hereditaments are divided into corporeal and incorporeal. confined to lands. (q. v.) Vide Incorporeal hereditaments, Shep. To. 91; Cruise's Dig. tit. 1, s. 1; Wood's Inst.221; 3 Kent, Com. 321; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 1 Chit. Pr. 203-229; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1595, et seq.