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Mithʹridate (3 syl.)

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A confection said to be invented by Mithridaʹtēs, King of Pontus and Bithynʹia, as an antidote to poison. It contains seventy-two ingredients.

“What brave spirit could be content to sit in his shop … . selling Mithridatum and dragon’s water to infected houses?”—Knight of the Burning Pestle. (1635.)

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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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