[ vahy-tee, vee-tee ]
/ ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi ti /
spirituous liquor, as brandy or whiskey.
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Example sentences from the Web for aqua vitae
Many a cask of ale and cider is on tap, and many a draught of spiced wine and aqua-vitae has been quaffed.Main Street|Nathaniel Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for aqua vitae
/ (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː) /
an archaic name for brandy
Word Origin for aqua vitae
Medieval Latin: water of life
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