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faints

or feints

[ feynts ]
/ feɪnts /
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noun (used with a plural verb)

the impure spirit produced in the first and last stages of the distillation of whiskey.

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Origin of faints

1735–45; noun use (in plural) of faint (adj.)
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British Dictionary definitions for faints

faints
/ (feɪnts) /

pl n

a variant spelling of feints
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