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methylated spirits

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmethylated spiritsmeth‧yl‧at‧ed spir‧its /ˌmeθəleɪtəd ˈspɪrəts/ noun [uncountable]  TPDRUNKa type of alcohol that is burned in lamps, heaters etc
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methylated spiritsAlcohol has long been used as a fuel-in spirit lamps and as methylated spirits, for example.Ignorant of the fact that it was Battersea enamel she lit the wick beneath it, well soaked in methylated spirits.Quick tips for summer stain removal Grass Grass stains on polyester cricketing flannels can be removed with Swarfega or methylated spirits.
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