Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To treat with mercury (the metal).
  • v. To be sprightly, fantastic, or capricious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To be sprightly, fantastic, or capricious.
  • transitive v. To affect with mercury.
  • transitive v. To treat with mercury; to expose to the vapor of mercury.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To be capricious or fantastic.
  • To treat or impregnate with mercury, as by exposure to its vapor, or immersion in a chemical solution of it.
  • In medicine, to affect with mercury, as the bodily system; bring under the influence of mercury. Also spelled mercurialise.

Etymologies

mercurial +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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