The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit, etc.; the fluid part which separates from meat in cooking. "An animal whose juices are unsound." (Arbuthnot) "The juice of July flowers." (B. Jonson) "The juice of Egypt's grape." (Shak) "Letters which Edward Digby wrote in lemon juice." (Macaulay) "Cold water draws the juice of meat." (Mrs. Whitney)

Origin: OE. Juse, F.jus broth, gravy, juice, L. Jus; akin to Skr. Ysha.

(01 Mar 1998)

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