vapour (n.)
exhalation, steamy emission, mistiness
1H6 II.ii.27[Burgundy to all] as far as I could well discern / For smoke and dusky vapours of the night
2H4 IV.iii.97[Falstaff alone, of the effect of sherry on the brain] It ... dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it
Ham II.ii.303[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours
Ven.1166[of Venus and Adonis] the boy that by her side lay killed / Was melted like a vapour from her sight
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