The act of corrupt-ing or debasing. The term is generally np-piied to the act of mixing up with food or drink intended to be sold other matters of an inferior quality, and usually of a more or less deleterious quality. Grosvenor v. Dnffy, 121 Mich. 220, 80 N. W. 19; Com. v. IIufnal, 185 Pa. 376. 39 Atl. 1052; People V. West, 44 Hun (N. ¥.) 102