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Venice treacle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Venice treacle (Old Med) Same as Theriac, 1.
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Usage

In literature:

Take Venice treacle and diascordium, of each half a drachm, in warm ale or water gruel, or what you like best, at night, going to bed.
"The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher" by Anonymous
And garlic he esteemed, above the rate Of Venice treacle or best Mithridate.
"Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)" by A Sexton of the Old School
They will give them some Nitre instead of Venice Treacle; Barley, or sweet Whey, in lieu of Soup.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
One of the most extraordinary medicines of this, or of any age, was without doubt that known as Venice Treacle.
"The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc." by Various
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