spiritous
adjective Date: 1605 1. archaic pure, refined 2. spirituous

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  • Spiritous — Spir it*ous, a. [Cf. {Spirituous}.] 1. Like spirit; refined; defecated; pure. [R.] [1913 Webster] More refined, more spirituous and pure. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Ardent; active. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiritous — [spir′i təs] adj. 1. SPIRITUOUS 2. Obs. lively; high spirited …   English World dictionary

  • spiritous — adjective containing or of the nature of alcohol spiritous beverages spirituous liquors • Syn: ↑spirituous • Similar to: ↑alcoholic • Derivationally related forms: ↑spirits, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiritous — /spir i teuhs/, adj. Archaic. of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined. [1595 1605; SPIRIT + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spiritous — adjective a) spirituous b) high spirited …   Wiktionary

  • spiritous — adjective another term for spirituous …   English new terms dictionary

  • spiritous — spir·it·ous …   English syllables

  • spiritous — /ˈspɪrətəs/ (say spiruhtuhs) adjective Obsolete 1. of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined. 2. high spirited. 3. spirituous …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Spiritousness — Spir it*ous*ness, n. Quality of being spiritous. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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