To subject to a process of distillation, i.e., vaporizing the more volatile parts of a substance and then condensing the vapor so formed. In law, the term is chiefly used in connection with the manufacture of intoxicating liquors. Distilled liquor or distilled spirits. A term which includes all potable alcoholic liquors obtained by the process of distillation, (such as whisky, brandy, rum. and gin) but excludes fermented and malt liquors, such as wine and beer. U. S. Rev. St.
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