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Angel-water

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a Spanish cosmetic, made of roses, trefoil, and lavender. Short for Angelʹica-water, because originally it was chiefly made of the plant Angelica.

“Angel-water was the worst scent about her.”—Sedley: Bellam.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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