Definitions

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  • v. To boil; to seethe.
  • v. To extract by boiling or seething.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To boil; to seethe; hence, to extract by boiling or seething.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To boil; seethe; extract by boiling.

Etymologies

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Latin elixatus, past participle of elixare to seethe, from elixus thoroughly boiled; e + lixare to boil, lix ashes.

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