Definition of Lincture

1. n. Medicine taken by licking with the tongue.



Definition of Lincture

1. a medicine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lincture

1. Linctus An electuary or a confection; originally a medical preparation taken by licking. Origin: L. Lingo, pp. Linctus, to lick (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lincture

lincRNA
lincRNAs
linch
linches
linchet
linchets
linchi
linchis
linchpin
linchpins
lincomycin
lincomycins
lincosamide
lincosamides
lincosaminide O-nucleotidyltransferase
lincture (current term)
linctures
linctus
linctuses
lind
lindackerite
lindane
lindanes
lindbergite
linden
linden family
linden tree
lindens
lindera

Literary usage of Lincture

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1. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"Violet extract 2 ounces Cassic extract 1 ounce Spirit of rose i ounce lincture of orris.... i ounce Green coloring, a sufficiency. Alcohol to 20 ounces. ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"2. drug (properly spec.), physic (archaic or spec.), medicament, dope (chiefly spec.; slang); spec, simple (archaic), elixir, lincture or linctus ..."

3. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1888)
"Or, Horseradish steeped in sour milk for 12 hours, and a drop or two of lincture of myrrh. Wash two or three times per day. Another.—Mix lemon juice, 1 oz; ..."

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