distillery

[dih-stil-uh-ree]
noun, plural distilleries.
a place or establishment where distilling, especially the distilling of liquors, is done.

Origin:
1670–80; distill + -ery

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distillery (dɪˈstɪlərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
a place where alcoholic drinks, etc, are made by distillation

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distillery
"place for distilling," 1759; from distill + -ery.
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It has been home to an alcohol distillery, a sugar refinery, and a tobacco factory.
Distillery license holders may sell liquor to the department and to out-of-state-customers.
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