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Clyster-pipe

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Clyster-pipe (Shak.) a pipe or syringe for injecting a clyster
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. klyzein, to wash out.

Usage

In literature:

These clysters, or glysters, are administered by means of bladders and pipes, or a proper apparatus.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
If this is unsuccessful, give a clyster made with a pipe-full of tobacco, boiled for a few minutes in a pint of water.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
If this is unsuccessful, give a clyster, made with a pipeful of tobacco, boiled for a few minutes in a pint of water.
"Sheep, Swine, and Poultry" by Robert Jennings
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