Definitions

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  • n. Boiling, stewing.
  • n. Digestion (in the stomach).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A seething; digestion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cooking, especially of meat, by boiling; extraction by boiling; also, concoction in the stomach; digestion.

Etymologies

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From Latin ēlixāre.

Examples

  • Of this digestion there be three differences — maturation, elixation, assation.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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