SPIRITS OF WINE
\spˈɪɹɪts ɒv wˈa͡ɪn], \spˈɪɹɪts ɒv wˈaɪn], \s_p_ˈɪ_ɹ_ɪ_t_s ɒ_v w_ˈaɪ_n]\
Definitions of SPIRITS OF WINE
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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.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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