love-philtre love-philtre

Definition(s):

  • (n) a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She confessed in court that her lover, Joseph Koery, seemed less fond of her than he had been; that she was going to use the body to compound a love-philtre.
  2. On shipboard, Tristan and Iseult accidentally drink a love-philtre.
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