distil (v.) Old form(s): destil'd , distil'd , distill
trickle down, fall in tiny drops
RJ V.iii.15[Paris alone, to Juliet's tomb] thy canopy ... with sweet water nightly I will dew; / Or, wanting that, with tears distilled by moans
Tit II.iii.201[Quintus to Martius, of the pit covering] whose leaves are drops of new-shed blood / As fresh as morning dew distilled on flowers?
Tit III.i.17[Titus as if to the earth, of his eyes] I will befriend thee more with rain / That shall distil from these two ancient ruins
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