stillatory

stillatory
\\ˈstiləˌtōrē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Middle English stillatorie, from Medieval Latin stillatorium, from Latin stillatus (past participle of stillare to drip, trickle) + -orium -ory

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  • Stillatory — Stil la*to*ry, n.; pl. { ries}. [From {Still}, for distill. Cf. {Still}, n., and {Distillatory}, a.] 1. An alembic; a vessel for distillation. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A laboratory; a place or room in which distillation is performed. [R.] Dr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stillatory — stil·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • -ries — Stillatory Stil la*to*ry, n.; pl. { ries}. [From {Still}, for distill. Cf. {Still}, n., and {Distillatory}, a.] 1. An alembic; a vessel for distillation. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A laboratory; a place or room in which distillation is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • still-room — n. 1. Stillatory, laboratory. 2. Store room, preserve closet …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • still — I. v. a. 1. Silence, stifle, muffle, hush, lull. 2. Calm, compose, quiet, allay, appease, pacify, tranquillize, smooth, lull. 3. Stop, check, restrain, subdue, suppress, calm, quiet. 4. Distil. II. a. 1. Silent, noiseless, hushed, mute, mum. 2 …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stellatour — obs. Sc. var. stillatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • stillitorie — stillitorie, ory(e obs. ff. stillatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • stillotorie — obs. f. stillatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • styllathre — obs. form of stillatory n …   Useful english dictionary

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