Definition of Impostume

1. Noun. (obsolete) An abscess. ¹



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Definition of Impostume

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impostume

imposters
imposthumate
imposthumation
imposthumations
imposthume
imposthumes
imposting
impostor
impostorism
impostors
impostorship
impostour
impostrix
impostrous
imposts
impostume (current term)
impostumes
imposturage
imposture
impostured
impostures
imposturous
impostury
imposure
impot
impotable
impotence
impotences
impotencies
impotency

Literary usage of Impostume

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1. The Works of Robt: Leighton by Robert Leighton, George Jerment (1805)
"... he had more need to think on the cure of a dangerous impostume within him, which he perceived by looking to him, though himself did not feel it. ..."

2. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo, Henry Yule, Henri Cordier (1903)
"When the creature has been taken, they find at the navel between the flesh and the skin something like an impostume full of blood, which they cut out and ..."

3. A Pattern of Catechistical Doctrine: And Other Minor Works of Lancelot by Lancelot Andrewes (1846)
"... an impostume or inward rankling of it;' and then, if it be against a superior, it is called a grudge; against an equal, rancour; against an inferior, ..."

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