Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to', or resembling vitriol; vitriolic.

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Examples

  • Those waters (saith _Renodæus_) which are replenished with a vitrioline quality, as those at the _Spaw_, doe presently heale, and (as it were) miraculously cure diseases, which are without all hope of recovery; having that notable power, and faculty from vitrioll; by the vertue and efficacy whereof, they passe through the meanders, turnings, and windings of all parts of the whole body.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • We find it chiefly to consist of a vitrioline nature and quality, with a participation also of those other minerals, which are said to be in the

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • That _Vitriolum_ (otherwise called _Chalcanthum_) is here most predominant, there needs no other proofe, then from the assay of the water it selfe; which both in the tart and inky smack thereof, joyned with a piercing and a pricking quality, and in the savour (which is somewhat a little vitrioline,) is altogether like unto the ancient

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • Vitrioll, and then the colour will appeare to be of a blewish violet, somewhat inkish, not reddish, as in the former, which hath an exquisite and accurate conjunction of other minerall exhalations, besides the vitrioline.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • Wherein it is proved by Reason and Experience the vitrioline Fountain is equal to the German Spaw.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

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