from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A powder used for expelling worms from the intestinal canal or other open cavities of the body.
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I had nothing to give the poor creature but a worm-powder, ordering half the quantity, all my medicines being distributed, except those for the eyes.
(Yet isn't it much more gratifying for a donor to have his picture taken next to a computer than to a jar of worm-powder?) fertilisers in Kenya, or the distribution of sprayed mosquito-nets in Uganda, Madagascar and Kenya - have led Duflo to question the ideas of far more high-profile analysts.
John_), of the Pestle and Mortar, Abchurch Lane, immortalized by his “worm-powder,” and called the “Worm Doctor.”
John_), of the Pestle and Mortar, Abchurch Lane, immortalized by his “worm-powder,” and called the “Worm Doctor” (died