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Embrocation

Correct spelling for embrocation

Medical definition of embrocation:

1. Liniment. 2. Fomentation, the application of a liniment.

Usage examples for embrocation:

  • A spirit made from the petals is excellent as an outward embrocation for rheumatism and sprains; and in some parts of Germany, a wine is prepared from the flowers mixed with raisins. "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure, – William Thomas Fernie"
  • Embrocation to be applied to the injured part. "The Love Affairs of Pixie, – Mrs George de Horne Vaizey"
  • From Minora I have only had one communication since her departure, in which she thanked me for her pleasant visit, and said she was sending me a bottle of English embrocation to rub on my bruises after skating; that it was wonderful stuff, and she was sure I would like it; and that it cost two marks, and would I send stamps. "Elizabeth and her German Garden, – "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp"
  • And you see we had all agreed to be polite to Aunt Pike, and you could have got the embrocation for her if you had liked. "Kitty Trenire, – Mabel Quiller-Couch"

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