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philter

See also: filter

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From Middle French philtre, from Ancient Greek φίλτρον (phíltron), from φιλέω (philéō, I love).

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philter (plural philters)

  1. A kind of potion, charm, or drug; especially love potion intended to make the drinker fall in love with the giver. [from the 16th c.]

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philter (third-person singular simple present philters, present participle philtering, simple past and past participle philtered)

  1. To impregnate or mix with a love potion.
    to philter a draught
  2. To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gov. of Tongue to this entry?)

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