# high-proof

[hahy-proof]

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## Examples from the Web for high-proof

### Historical Examples of high-proof

It turned out that my water was high-proof gin; yet this draught had no more effect on me than if it had been so much cold water.

Ned MyersJames Fenimore Cooper

Nitric acid will detect if there is cobalt in the lead, by adding to the acid half the quantity of high-proof alcohol.

Reminiscences of Glass-makingDeming Jarves

To prevent fermentation, stir in a teacupful of high-proof California brandy.

Clayton's Quaker Cook-BookH. J. Clayton