aqua vitae


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  • noun

Synonyms for aqua vitae

strong distilled liquor or brandy

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Later that day brave souls Will and Jonny, thehotel gym instructors, will endure a sponsored waxing, and on Thursday the Aqua Vitae Spa instructors will be doing a topless car wash service throughout the day.
Truth be told - nobody really knows much about the origin of whisky, or why it was dubbed aqua vitae when the first written record of the liquor pertains to an Irish chieftain drinking himself to an ironic death on the Christmas of 1405.
94) sought to utilize alchemy to heal and prolong life via the extracted pure part, which alchemists referred to as the fifth essence, aqua vitae, elixir, or Philosophers' Stone.
A major attraction for designers at the Vinyl Institute booth was a dramatic high-style vinyl chair by Los Angeles lifestyle design firm Aqua Vitae.
There is never enough time to be perfect in all things, so be good in a few," says Alexandra Angle, who, with husband Eliot, runs the firm Aqua Vitae Design in Los Angeles.
6 SUNTORY Aqua Vitae whisky is a new concept in pure malt whisky - it has been infused with healthy anti-oxidants similar to those found in red wine.
The idea of enjoying a slow, healthy finger of Aqua Vitae in an exotic locale appeals.
The full expression is uisce beatha 'water of life' and this is echoed in terms such as aqua vitae, eau de vie and the Russian vodka, which is just a variant form of voda which also means 'water'.
As evidence of her contributions, Dickson cites several entries in the Aqua Vitae that use the first person or third person plural to indicate that both partners were involved in various discoveries and proofs.
The aqua vitae created by alchemists remained a scientific curiosity, a substance not easily assimilated into regular diet.