Sentence Examples

  • As a specific for gout colchicum was early employed by the Arabs; and the preparation known as eau medicinale, much resorted to in the 18th century for the cure of gout, owes its therapeutic virtues to colchicum; but general attention was first directed by Sir Everard Home to the use of the drug in gout.
  • His plump white neck stood out sharply above the black collar of his uniform, and he smelled of Eau de Cologne.
  • Eau de vie (" elixir of life") was in use during the 13th and 14th centuries; Arnoldus Villanovanus applied it to the product of distilled wine, though not as a specific name.
  • This refrigerant and anhidrotic action is employed to soothe many forms of headache by bathing the forehead with eau de Cologne.
  • From one of the mineral springs comes a heavily charged water known in commerce as "Eau de Vals," and in great request in Smyrna.