dis·​till·​ery di-ˈsti-lə-rē How to pronounce distillery (audio)
plural distilleries
: the works where distilling (as of alcoholic liquors) is done

Examples of distillery in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of distillery was in 1758

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“Distillery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distillery. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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dis·​till·​ery dis-ˈtil-(ə-)rē How to pronounce distillery (audio)
plural distilleries
: a place where distilling especially of alcoholic liquors is done

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