- of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined.
Origin of spiritous
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Historical Examples of spiritous
"I allow no spiritous liquors in my home," said Reverend Hale.Shaman
We have, therefore, a ready check against the frauds of the dishonest dealers, in spiritous liquors.
The presence of lead may be detected in spiritous liquors, as stated on pages 70 and 86.
Its flavour will vary according to the kind of spiritous liquor from which it is obtained.
Another ordinance to prevent the sale of spiritous and intoxicating liquors was passed December 16, 1850.History of Linn County Iowa
Luther A. Brewer
- a variant spelling of spirituous
- archaic high-spirited
- archaic ethereal; pure