Distilled
Distill Dis*till", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Distilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distilling}.] [F. distiller, from L. destillare, destillatum; de + stillare to drop, stilla a drop, prob. fr. stiria frozen drop, icicle; prob. akin to stare, E. stand. Cf. {Still}, n. & v., {Instill}.] [Written also {distil}.] 1. To drop; to fall in drops; to trickle. [1913 Webster]

Soft showers distilled, and suns grew warm in vain. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To flow gently, or in a small stream. [1913 Webster]

The Euphrates distilleth out of the mountains of Armenia. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

3. To practice the art of distillation. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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