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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A drink credited with magical power.

Usage examples (32)
  • And I fear, my lord, the philter has deranged you.
  • You should have drunk the philter, too, to be fair.
  • I am often asked if I carry a love-philter with me. '
  • Charles the Great enforced to love basely by a philter for more
Tutoring comment
  • The wizard told the gnome to "filter" (to strain out impurities) juice from a magical fruit to make a "philter" (a magic potion, a love charm) that would turn him into a handsome prince.
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