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philter, philtre, love-potion, love-philter, love-philtrenoun
a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
A kind of potion, charm, or drug; especially love potion intended to make the drinker fall in love with the giver.
To impregnate or mix with a love potion.
to philter a draught
Etymology: From φίλτρον, from φιλέω.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Something to cause love.
Etymology: φίλτϱον; philtre, Fr.
The melting kiss that sips
The jellied philtre of her lips. John Cleveland.
This cup a cure for both our ills has brought,
You need not fear a philter in the draught. Dryden.
A philter that has neither drug nor enchantment in it, love if you would raise love. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 38.
To charm to love.
Etymology: from the noun.
Let not those that have repudiated the more inviting sins, shew themselves philtred and bewitched by this. Gov. of Tong.
a potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love
to impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a draught
to charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion
Etymology: [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. fi`ltron, fr. filei^n to love, fi`los dear, loving.]
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The numerical value of philter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of philter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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