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- adj. alchemical
- n. alchemy
- n. alchemist
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Chemical or alchemical; pertaining to chemistry as taught by Paracelsus and his followers.
- n. A chemist, especially one devoted to alchemical pursuits.
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As for Mr. Augustus Frothingham, although this might be Cagliostro's spagiric food, or "extract of Saturn," for aught that his previous experience equipped him to deny, yet he nibbled, and gazed, and was constrained to nibble again.