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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distill  \Dis*till"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Distilled};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Distilling}.]  [F.  distiller,  from  L.  destillare 
  destillatum  de  +  stillare  to  drop,  stilla  a  drop,  prob.  fr 
  stiria  frozen  drop,  icicle;  prob.  akin  to  stare,  E.  stand 
  Cf  {Still},  n.  &  v.,  {Instill}.]  [Written  also  {distil}.] 
  1.  To  drop;  to  fall  in  drops;  to  trickle. 
 
  Soft  showers  distilled,  and  suns  grew  warm  in  vain. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  flow  gently,  or  in  a  small  stream. 
 
  The  Euphrates  distilleth  out  of  the  mountains  of 
  Armenia.  --Sir  W. 
  Raleigh. 
 
  3.  To  practice  the  art  of  distillation.  --Shak. 




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