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(obsolete) To drug.
Middle English pocion from Old French from Latin pōtiō pōtiōn- pō(i)- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English pocion, from Latin pōtiō (“a drinking"), potionis, from pōtāre (“to drink").
I wonder that you drank my potion, and were not bewitched.
After concocting a spectacular potion, the magic begins.
She recalled with bitterness how he'd plied her with potion, falsely igniting her deep seeded passions until there was no turning back from his rampant lust.
I can make a love potion, give you a little packet to carry round.
He is given a potion by some Druids, which banishes all memory of his recent adventures and which also rids his wife Emer of the pangs of jealousy.
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