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Epsom Salts

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A salt formerly obtained by boiling down the mineral water in the vicinity of Epsom, but now chemi-cally prepared. It is the sulphate of magnesia.

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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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