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spirits of turpentine

or spirit of turpentine

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noun Chemistry.
  1. oil of turpentine.

Origin of spirits of turpentine

First recorded in 1785–95
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British Dictionary definitions for spirits of turpentine

spirits of turpentine

noun
  1. (functioning as singular or plural) another name for turpentine (def. 3)
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