Associations to the word «Physic»
PHYSIC, adjective. Relating to or concerning existent materials; physical.
PHYSIC, noun. (countable) A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic or purgative.
PHYSIC, noun. (uncountable) The art or profession of healing disease; medicine.
PHYSIC, noun. (obsolete) A physician.
PHYSIC, verb. (transitive) To cure or heal; to treat or administer medicine, especially to purge.
PHYSIC FINGER, noun. The ring finger
PHYSIC FINGERS, noun. Plural of physic finger
PHYSIC NUT, noun. A small tropical American euphorbiaceous tree (Jatropha curcas), and its seeds, which are well flavoured, but contain an oil which renders them dangerous if eaten in large quantities.
PHYSIC NUTS, noun. Plural of physic nut
PHYSIC, noun. A purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels.
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