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ALCOHOL - Defined

ALCOHOL—A colorless liquid obtained from fermenting sugar; is found in all wines and spirits and is the intoxicating quality of them. It is largely used in making flavoring extracts, by diluting the oil of the flavor required with the alcohol. Wood alcohol obtained at any drug store is the best and cleanest material to be used in singeing poultry and game.

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