Definition of Pills
1. Noun. (plural of pill) ¹
2. Verb. Third person singular simple present of ''to pill.'' ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Pills
1. pill [v] - See also: pill
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Literary usage of Pills
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Druggist (1889)
"COATING pills. Silvering or gilding pills is fortunately less common than it was a few years ... It doubtless adds something to the appearance of the pills, ..."
2. The Analyst (1879)
"Mr. Sharp here read a paper wrapped round the box of pills, in which their qualities were highly extolled, and were designated " Compound Castor Oil pills. ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"Next come the tonic pills of Bachert composed of black hellebore, myrrh, and carduus benedictus ... A formula is given for pills of dog's tongue by the same ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"In order to prove that we did not select the pills as being remarkable for their number, we may state that the pharmacopoeia contains 17 troches, ..."
5. The Southern Business Directory and General Commercial Advertiser by John Paul Campbell (1854)
"McLane's Liver pills, Benj. ... Smith's Tonic Syrup, Seat's Negative Electric Fluid, Urban's Ague Powders, Loudon's Fever and Ague pills, House's Indian ..."
6. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"These pills are employed in India for the cure of syphilis and elephantiasis. ... Morrison's pills are said by Dr. Paris to be nothing more than the above ..."
7. A Treatise on Pharmacy by Edward Parrish (1864)
"pills of Extract of Indian Hemp. B.—Ext. cannabis, Triturate the extract with the soap in a warm mortar till a good mass is formed, then divide into forty ..."