Definition of Medicants
1. medicant [n] - See also: medicant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medicants
Literary usage of Medicants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Illustrated History of Ireland by Mary Frances Cusack (1875)
"In a list still preserved of the medicines supplied for the use of Cromwell's army, we may judge of the " medicants " used in the ..."
2. The Art of compounding by Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (1895)
"This does not make a good general base, because the proportions of gelatin must be varied with different medicants, owing to the liquefying properties of ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"... religious medicants "of a frightfully sinister description," who, completely naked, go about brandishing a small, sharp-pointed weapon, and extort money ..."
4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... macerated, and spiced out of all likeness to their natural condition. Mummy so prepared entered into a great variety of balms and other medicants, ..."
5. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction by William Adolphus Wheeler (1872)
"A name given to wandering medicants discharged from Bethlem Hospital on account of incurable lunacy, or because their cure was doubtful. ..."