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spiritous

[spir-i-tuh s] /ˈspɪr ɪ təs/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; spirit + -ous
Related forms
nonspiritous, adjective
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  • Collects and remits sales tax paid on state-controlled spiritous liquor sold in state-contracted liquor agencies.
British Dictionary definitions for spiritous

spiritous

/ˈspɪrɪtəs/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of spirituous
2.
(archaic) high-spirited
3.
(archaic) ethereal; pure
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