medicine (n.) Old form(s): med'cine
drug used for purposes other than healing (especially the philosopher's elixir)
AW V.iii.102[King to Bertram] Plutus ... / That knows the tinct and multiplying medicine
Oth I.iii.61[Brabantio to Duke, of Desdemona] She is ... corrupted / By spells and medicines bought of mountebanks
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