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 Electro-Chemistry.Eleemos’ynam. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elec’tuary.
 
Something to be licked up, a medicine made “thick and slab,” which cannot be imbibed like a liquid nor bolted like a pill, but which must be licked up like honey. (Greek, ek-leicho.)   1
 


 Electro-Chemistry.Eleemos’ynam. 

 
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