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  • n. A sort of coif or cap, with a double bottom inclosing a mixture of aromatic powders, having cotton for an excipient. It was formerly used as a powerful cephalic.

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  • (noun) - A sort of coif or cap with a double bottom, between which is enclosed a mixture of aromatic powders. It was formerly used as a powerful cephalic.

    --Robley Dunglison's Dictionary of Medical Science, 1844

    January 16, 2018

  • Caps quilted with good things for the head.

    Elisha Cole, English Dictionary, 1713

    A sort of coif or cap, with a double bottom, between which is enclosed a mixtures of aromatic powders, having cotton for an excipiant. It was formerly used as a powerful cephalic.

    Robley Dunglison, Dictionary of Medical Sciences, 1844

    February 4, 2009