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  • Now it was a coolin hi-lotium, inwented by herself, that her Ladyship would perscribe — then, agin, it would be a booky of flowers (my favrit polly hanthuses, pellagoniums, and jyponikys), which none but the fair & s of Hangelina could dispose about the chamber of the hinvyleed.

    The diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche, Esq., with his letters

  • Now it was a coolin hi-lotium, inwented by herself, that her Ladyship would perscribe -- then, agin, it would be a booky of flowers (my favrit polly hanthuses, pellagoniums, and jyponikys), which none but the fair & s of Hangelina could dispose about the chamber of the hinvyleed.

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  • Labels: Ammon Shea, books, Depraved and Insulting English, lotium, Peter Novobatzky posted by John McGrath @ 3: 17 AM 0 Comments

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  • -- to slip innocuous-sounding gems like lotium into conversation.

    Depraved and Insulting English

  • Labels: Ammon Shea, books, Depraved and Insulting English, lotium, Peter Novobatzky posted by John McGrath @ 3: 17 AM

    Depraved and Insulting English

  • Qu33 undecim feptimanis lotium nullum reddidit, ei per totam cutem capitis fuppreffus humor exfudavit \ eaque demum eje£tis calculis convaluit (s).

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  • In cellulofa; telsc cavernulas lotium deceflit in exemplo, in quo cedema urino - fum ifchuriac fupervenit (»).

    Elementa physiologiae corporis humani ..

  • Per mammas, lotium virgo reddidit, quae abfque natura aivive oftio nata, pubertaris tamen tempus attigerat (m),

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  • Usages from the OED:
    1601 B. JONSON Poetaster III. i, (To an apothecary.) Thou stinkst of Lotium and the syringe. 1609 Sil. Wom. III. ii, Mor...Let him (sc. ‘that cursed barber’) be glad to eate his sponge, for bread. Trv. And drinke lotium to it. 1608 MIDDLETON Trick to Catch Old One IV. iv, To take away the scent of..my barber's lotium-water.

    October 15, 2008

  • Perfect list for this word, sionnach.

    October 15, 2008

  • stale urine formerly used by barbers as a cosmetic for the hair.

    January 7, 2008