Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, excrement; anything purged from the body, naturally or by art.

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Examples

  • They even smiled, and, in their conversation, which assumed a lighter tone, I caught and recorded in pencil on my shirt-cuff, for future explanation, words which sounded like aiskistos aneer, farmakos, catharma, and Thargeelyah.

    In the Wrong Paradise

  • Their behaviour in this juncture, and frequently afterwards, when I attempted to make them tell me the meaning of the unknown words, and of catharma

    In the Wrong Paradise

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