English edit

Etymology edit

distill +‎ -ery (place of).

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈstɪləɹi/
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Noun edit

distillery (countable and uncountable, plural distilleries)

  1. A place where distillation takes place, especially the distillation of alcoholic spirits.
    • 2023 December 27, Richard Foster, “New rail freight terminal leads the way”, in RAIL, number 999, page 38:
      It's the water that makes this area famous. [] That water is still being used to supply Blackford's two dominant industries, Tullibardine whisky distillery to the south of the village and, more significantly, Highland Spring Group's bottling plant to the north.
  2. A company that distills alcohol.
  3. The process of distilling alcohol.

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