Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The bark of various species of Cinchona: also applied in Brazil to some other febrifugal barks.
- n. Same as boje.
“Be especially careful ordering tonic water or agua quina in bars or restaurants.”
“Multos ibi quina cubita constat longitudine excedere: non expuere: non capitis, aut dentium, aut oculorum vllo dolore affici, rarò aliarum corporis partium: tam moderato Solis vapore durari.”
“Multos ibi quina cubita constat longitudine excedere: non expuere: non capitis, aut dentium, aut oculorum vllo dolore affici, rar� aliarum corporis partium: tam moderato Solis vapore durari.”
“En el siglo XVII se introduce la quina (Cinchona sp.) a la teraputica del paludismo, siendo este nuestro mximo aporte a la farmacopea universal.”
“(Brazil), incienso, and quina (Argentina) (Chudnoff 1984).”
“Cinchona bark contains two alkaloids, cinchonia and quina, to which its active properties are due; the former is best obtained from gray bark, the latter from yellow bark.”
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“Also they had the _m-quina_ of El Sordo tied to the saddle that bore the heads.”
“Then we left, with the _m-quina_ still speaking over us as we left.”
“I will handle the _m-quina_ myself," Robert Jordan said to him.”
“Before we loose the _m-quina_ on thee," another shouted.”
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