from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A quieting medicine or other therapeutic agent.
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The berries are known as a calmant, easing breathing and heart rate.
But her cherry-water was a pleasant and safe calmant, and she knew exactly how much to take.
Four years had come and gone since Mr. Dundas had laid his second wife in the grave beside his first, and the county had discussed the immorality of taking cherry-water as a calmant.
The little glass of _calmant_ was untouched; it was not a drug that had soothed the exhausted nerves.
And that little flighty French maid, who always calls calomel le calmant, and has about as much idea of being useful as that Dresden figure.
a tablespoonful of her calmant to check the palpitation that had come on, and to still her nerves, which that last look backward had somewhat disturbed.
प्रशान्तक sedativ, anksiolitik calmante calmant, tranchilizant utišujúci prostriedok pomirjevalo