Word of the Day
"Alembic" - noun [$10]
Alembic means 1. (historical) an apparatus formerly used in distilling; 2. a means of refining or extracting.
Sentence: (from Lincoln on War, by H. Holzer, page 19 Introduction) "The use of that technological alembic known as 'spell check' easily revealed, and might have just as easily facilitated correction of [the numerous spelling mistakes in Lincoln's own writings.]"