Definition of Medicant
1. a healing substance [n -S]
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Literary usage of Medicant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Columbian Magazine edited by John Inman, Robert A. West, Stephen M. Chester, Darius Mead (1845)
"As they passed through one of the faubourgs, the attention of the king and his companions was drawn to a medicant of singular appearance. ..."
2. The Art of Perfumery and Method of Obtaining the Odors of Plants: With by George William Septimus Piesse (1857)
"These soaps are prepared by adding the medicant to curd soap, and then making in a -tablet form for use. For sulphur soap, the curd soap may'Jbe melted, ..."
3. The Art of Perfumery and the Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants: With by George William Septimus Piesse (1867)
"These soaps are prepared by adding the medicant to curd soap, and then making in a tablet form for use. For sulphur soap, the curd soap may be melted, ..."
4. The comedies of Plautus, tr. into familiar blank verse, by B. Thornton by Titus Maccius Plautus (1767)
"GRIP. Scouring this fpit. LAB. How do you? GRIP. Why do you afk ? Are you a doctor pray, 25 A medicant ? LAB. I'm more, more by one letter. GRIP. ..."
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