Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "philter": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it;
[syn: philter, philtre, love-potion, love-philter, love-philtre]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Philter \Phil"ter\, n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. fi`ltron, fr. filei^n to love, fi`los dear, loving.] A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love. [Written also philtre.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Philter \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. [1913 Webster] 2. To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion. --Gov. of Tongue. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

philter n 1: a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it [syn: philter, philtre, love-potion, love-philter, love-philtre]