Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • That may be licked up; to be taken by licking.
  • noun A medicine taken by licking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Taken by licking with the tongue.
  • noun A medicine taken by licking with the tongue; a lincture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic A medicine taken by licking with the tongue; a lincture.

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Examples

  • Upon the mantle-tree, for I am a pretty curious observer, stood a pot of lambative electuary, with a stick of liquorice, and near it a phial of rose-water, and powder of tutty.

    Isaac Bickerstaff, physician and astrologer

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