Definition of Castory

1. Noun. (obsolete) An extract from the glands of a beaver, reputed to have medicinal value. ¹



2. Noun. (obsolete) A plant (probably the castor bean), or a preparation from this plant, reputed to have medicinal value. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) The color of castory extract. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Castory

1. a pink colour [n CASTORIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castory

castocks
castoff
castoffs
castor-oil
castor-oil plant
castor bean
castor bean plant
castor beans
castor oil
castor sugar
castoreums
castories
castorin
castors
castory (current term)
castral
castrametation
castrametations
castrater
castraters
castrates
castrati
castrating
castration cells

Literary usage of Castory

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1. The Persecution of Diocletian: A Historical Essay by Arthur James Mason (1876)
"... castory and Simplice, are sacrilegious Christians, and that through their magical incantations all mankind is being humbled under them. ..."

2. The Fyrst Boke of the Introduction of Knowledge Made by Andrew Borde, of by Andrew Boorde (1870)
"... and castory, yf it do come of a colde cause. If it do come of a hole cause, ... and castory, ..."

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