from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. vinegar of opium; a narcotic preparation consisting essentially of a solution of opium in vinegar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A. liquid preparation of opium in vinegar or verjuice. Also called vinegar of opium.
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“Habb;” alluding to the black drop in the human heart which the Archangel Gabriel removed from Mohammed by opening his breast.