from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as seidlitz.
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I remained loanly at home took two doaces sedlitz powders which did not opperate well. drank brandy Tody which did not encourage it.
When he did it, all the little words inside of me began to foam and fizzle like sedlitz; out they came, biting, in mouthfuls, and streams, and squirts, backwards, sideways, and through my nose.
"Take a sedlitz powder and become a philosopher," Dennison suggested.
Fabroni, to whom I referred some time ago, imagined that the effervescence of fermentation was produced in just the same way as the effervescence of a sedlitz powder, that the yeast was a kind of acid, and that the sugar was a combination of carbonic acid and some base to form the alcohol, and that the yeast combined with this substance, and set free the carbonic acid; just as when you add carbonate of soda to acid you turn out the carbonic acid.
What you want, old chap, is a sedlitz powder; go and have one, and you won't be so gloomy, you may even smile when you see our eight bumped to-night. "