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Definition of "distillery" [dis•till•er•y]

  • An establishment for distilling, especially for distilling alcoholic liquors. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "distillery" in a sentence
  • "Well, while it is true that most people in America and Scotland and England use the term distillery, it is also true that the term brewery means a place where malt liquor is produced - according to Webster."
  • "At the moment, the distillery is working under capacity, but if I'm successful it won't be for long."
  • "Here's a fun fact about JD that I discovered while traveling around the country back in the late '90s: the Jack Daniels distillery is located in Lynchburg, Tennessee, which is a dry county."