distillery

Definitions

  • Although most Jamestown workshops were probably made of framework and were merely sheds, one brick foundation has three brick fireboxes and a large brick chimney. This structure was probably a brew house, bakery, or distillery
    Although most Jamestown workshops were probably made of framework and were merely sheds, one brick foundation has three brick fireboxes and a large brick chimney. This structure was probably a brew house, bakery, or distillery
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n distillery a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On May 9, 1999 approximately 600,000 gallons of whiskey flowed into the Kentucky River during a fire at Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg
    • Distillery The act of distilling spirits.
    • Distillery The building and works where distilling, esp. of alcoholic liquors, is carried on.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n distillery The act or art of distilling.
    • n distillery The building and works where distilling is carried on.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Distillery a place where distilling is carried on
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. distillerie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. distiller—L. distillāre, -ātumde, down, stillāre, to drop—stilla, a drop.

Usage

In literature:

More than eighty distilleries joined the Trust.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
According to his descendants, Beattie operated a licensed distillery and made brandies at the farm.
"Green Spring Farm" by Ross Netherton
The Count, in his brandy distillery, had a Jewish overseer, a very honest, respectable fellow.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
Now he lay up there at the distillery in the heavy sleep of the drunkard.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
There are also foundries, woollen mills, flour-mills, breweries and distilleries, &c. Pop.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Grain in distilleries, 64, 60, 88, 94.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
The principal industries are planing mills and cement works, cheese factories and distilleries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
There were seven distilleries, and between three and four hundred rum shops in Portland alone.
"Sober by Act of Parliament" by Fred A. McKenzie
They burnt up a man the other day, at the distillery in Merrimack street.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
Its industries are chiefly connected with the wine trade (cask and cork making, &c.) and there are important distilleries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

The huge distillery, ever "bleeding gold,"
For statesmen's hands to spend or sport away;
The marts, where souls are bought and spirits sold,
Are rising, opening, filling day by day.
"Intemperance And The Sunday Trains" by Janet Hamilton
Besides, there are sugar refineries and distilleries,
Also engineer works, saw-mills, rope-works, and breweries,
Where many of the inhabitants are daily employed,
And the wages they receive make their hearts feel overjoyed.
"The Ancient Town of Leith" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Razor 94.7 welcomed a special New Music Monday Concert to Green Bay Distillery on August 20th, 2012.
Fun and Games 'Shine and Swine: Win Tickets to Short Mountain Distillery Launch Party at City House.
Back in May, I gave you all the back story behind Short Mountain Distillery in Woodbury, Tenn.
Market, Distillery , and Brewery Coming.
Bottles of Ogden's Own Distillery Five Wives Vodka are stocked at a state liquor store in Salt Lake City, Tuesday May 29, 2012.
Bill says there are only about 300 distilleries in the United States.
Koval Distillery 5121 N Ravenswood Ave 312-878-7988.
5121 N Ravenswood 312-878-7988 koval- distillery .com.
Distillery 'Absolutely Humbled' By Idahoans' Support For Five Wives.
Ogden?s Own Distillery is expressing its gratitude to Idaho residents by sponsoring the Boise Music Festival, though its Five Wives vodka will not be sold at the event.
It won't be hard to find the new Donnier-Peltier distillery in Thibodaux, which plans to launch a vodka in the fall followed by an amber and a dark rum.
Distillery tour to benefit Rape Crisis Center.
Distillery hopes to be 'city's next great attraction'.
The vacant ice plant on Riberia Street will become a distillery .
White Rock Distilleries is a family business with more than a dozen alcohol brands listed on its Website.
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In science:

Troland’s birthday provided a serviceable excuse to celebrate magnetic fields with a product that goes back much further even than Hiltner and Hall — fine old Kentucky bourbon from Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Conference Summary: The Cosmic Agitator - Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy
The current distillery is built on part of what was once such a buffalo thoroughfare.
Conference Summary: The Cosmic Agitator - Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy
Edinburgh Airport; coordinate British OS NM278162, which is the position of the entrance to the Talisker Distillery.
Working Document on Gloss Ontology
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