Phil"ter (?), n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. , fr. to love, dear, loving.]

A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love.

[Written also philtre.]

Addison.

 

© Webster 1913.


Phil"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Philtered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Philtering.]

1.

To impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a draught.

2.

To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion.

Gov. of Tongue.

 

© Webster 1913.

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