Definition of Philtres

1. Noun. (plural of philtre) ¹



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Definition of Philtres

1. philtre [v] - See also: philtre

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philtres

philosophy
philosophy department
philosophy of science
philosophying
philotimia
philotimias
philozoist
philozoists
philter
philtered
philtering
philters
philtra
philtre
philtred
philtres (current term)
philtring
philtrum
philtrum moustache
phimoses
phimosis
phimotic
phinnock
phinnocks
phiran
phirans
phis
phish
phished
phisher

Literary usage of Philtres

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1. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt, John Brand (1905)
"... Love Charms, philtres, &c.— Theocritus and Virgil have both introduced women into their pastorals, using charms and incantations to recover the ..."

2. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1880)
"Ancient love-philtres and charms.—Incredible things formerly believed.— The eating of clay.—Practice in Guinea, iu the West Indies, in Java, ..."

3. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1876)
"philtres. THE Greek mythology supposes obviously a relaxed state of public morals. What period in the history of the nation it may be assumed to reflect is, ..."

4. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling: Illustrated by Numerous Incantations by Charles Godfrey Leland (1891)
"THE RECOVERY OF STOLEN PROPERTY LOVE-CHARMS SHOES AND LOVE-POTIONS, OR philtres. HEN a man has lost anything, or been robbed, he often has in his own mind, ..."

5. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1859)
"philtres. THE Greek mythology supposes obviously a relaxed state of public morals. What period in the history of the nation it may be assumed to reflect is, ..."

6. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"Consider now what may be done with potions, washes, charms, love-philtres, among a class of mortals, idle from the mother's womb ; rejoicing to be taught ..."

7. Supernatural Illusions by P. I. Begbie (1851)
"OP LOVE philtres. It is a notion of very long standing that, by means of philtres, or love potions, and other arts of that nature ..."

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