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 for Distilling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Soft showers distilled, and suns grew warm in vain.
                                                    --Pope.
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     2. To flow gently, or in a small stream.
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              The Euphrates distilleth out of the mountains of
              Armenia.                              --Sir W.
                                                    Raleigh.
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     3. To practice the art of distillation. --Shak.
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