spirituous liquor, as brandy or whiskey.
That was all they wanted: their continual allowance of aqua vitae.
Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
Thou wilt await at Cumnor Place my further orders; and, as thou livest, beware of the ale-bench and the aqua vitae flask.
Kenilworth Sir Walter Scott
Bradford mentions “aqua vitae” as a constituent of their lunch on the exploring party of November 15.
The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete Azel Ames
I would give all the pohickory that was ever brewed by heathen for a toss of aqua vitae!
To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
an archaic name for brandy
early 15c., Latin, literally “water of life,” an alchemical term for unrefined alcohol. Applied to brandy, whiskey, etc. from 1540s. Cf. whiskey, also French eau-de-vie “spirits, brandy,” literally “water of life.”
an elaborate aquatic performance or exhibition consisting of swimming, diving, etc., usually accompanied by music. n. “aquatic entertainment,” 1937, American English, from aqua- + -cade, from cavalcade (q.v.).
noun another name for functional water
noun exercise done in shallow water Examples Aquacize is a community pool exercise program for people of all ages with disabilities or limitations. verb to exercise in shallow water Examples The YMCA holds classes for elderly people to aquacize. Word Origin aqua ‘water’ and (exer)cise
the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater . noun the cultivation of freshwater and marine resources, both plant and animal, for human consumption or use n. 1869, from aqua- + culture (n.). aquaculture (āk’wə-kŭl’chər, ä’kwə-) The science of cultivating marine or […]