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- n. A brew used in black magic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A composition for infernal purposes; a magical preparation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A composition supposed to be of magical quality prepared for malignant purposes.
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These charms consist of a kind of hellbroth or decoction.
The one at Sungei Road, though less fiery than the Borneo variety, is still a spicy hellbroth of fresh cockles, slices of fish cake and beehoon noodles in coconut milk, seasoned with garlic, red chilies, belacan dried shrimp paste, lemongrass, galangal root and turmeric.
Fiery Magyars, mechanical Teutons and stolid muzhiks mixed together in an indescribable hellbroth of combative fury and destructive passion.
“They want horrors, do they?” said I, “I'faith, then they shall have enough of them” So I looked out for some quiet retired place, where I might be out of reach of my friends, and have leisure to cook up some delectable dish of poetical “hellbroth.”
The Rev's trio has been dishing out a furious hellbroth of country-flavored psychobilly for two decades.