foreshots

[ fawr-shots, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌʃɒts, ˈfoʊr- /

plural noun

the weak spirits that come over in the initial phase in distilling whiskey.
Compare faints.

Origin of foreshots

First recorded in 1830–40; fore- + shot1 + -s3
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