Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The lesser or thyme-dodder, Cuscuta Epithymum. See dodder (with cut).

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Examples

  • The most gentle purges to begin with, are [4255] senna, cassia, epithyme, myrabolanea, catholicon: if these prevail not, we may proceed to stronger, as the confection of hamech, pil.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • As syrup of borage (there is a famous syrup of borage highly commended by Laurentius to this purpose in his tract of melancholy), de pomis of king Sabor, now obsolete, of thyme and epithyme, hops, scolopendria, fumitory, maidenhair, bizantine, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Polypody and epithyme are, without all exceptions, gentle purgers of melancholy.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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