Definition for Alcohol

alcohol, n. [L. < Arab. kahala, Heb. kākhal, stain, paint; fine powder used to stain the eyelids.] (webplay: liquors).

Essence; elixir; quintessence; distillation; intoxicant; drink of spirits obtained by fermentation; [fig.] natural intoxication; source of elation; enchantment; euphoria; captivation; [NW] extraordinary exhilaration gradually increasing to delirium.

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