love-philter
love-philter love-philter, love-philtre love-philtre . a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it.

Syn: philter, philtre, love-potion. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • love-philter — noun 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 philtre • Hypernyms: ↑potion * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • love-philtre — love philter love philter, love philtre love philtre . a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it. Syn: philter, philtre, love potion. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love-potion — n. a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it. Syn: philter, philtre, love philter, love philtre. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love-potion — noun a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it • Syn: ↑philter, ↑philtre, ↑love philter, ↑love philtre • Hypernyms: ↑potion * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • philter — noun a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it • Syn: ↑philtre, ↑love potion, ↑love philter, ↑love philtre • Hypernyms: ↑potion * * * philter obs. form of f …   Useful english dictionary

  • love-philtre — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑potion …   Useful english dictionary

  • love potion — a magical potion believed to arouse love or sexual passion toward a specified person, esp. the person offering it. [1640 50] * * * love potion noun A philtre • • • Main Entry: ↑love * * * love potion, a potion intended to induce love; philter …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philter — [fil′tər] n. philtred, philtring [fil′tər] n. [MFr philtre < L philtrum < Gr philtron < philein, to love] 1. a potion thought to arouse sexual love, esp. toward a certain person 2. any magic potion vt. to charm or arouse with a philter:… …   English World dictionary

  • Philter — Phil ter, n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to love, ? 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

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