from The Century Dictionary.
- That may be licked up; to be taken by licking.
- noun A medicine taken by licking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Taken by licking with the tongue.
- noun A medicine taken by licking with the tongue; a lincture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic A
medicinetaken by lickingwith the tongue; a lincture.
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Upon the mantle-tree, for I am a pretty curious observer, stood a pot of lambative electuary, with a stick of liquorice, and near it a phial of rose-water, and powder of tutty.
Isaac Bickerstaff, physician and astrologer Richard Steele 1700