Del"e*ter*y (?), a. [LL. deleterius: cf. F. d'el'etere.]

Destructive; poisonous.

[Obs.] "Deletery medicines."

Hudibras.

 

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Del"e*ter*y, n.

That which destroys.

[Obs.]

They [the Scriptures] are the only deletery of heresies. Jer. Taylor.

 

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