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Topic: DRINK

Sense: 1,3
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: STILL2
Sense: 2
Date: 1500-1600
Origin: distill

still

3 noun
     
still3 [countable]
1AMF a photograph of a scene from a film
2DFD a piece of equipment for making alcoholic drinks from grain or potatoes
3

the still of the night/evening etc

literary the calm and quiet of the night etc
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