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1 The lees of wine are charged with sub-tartarate of potash, a quantity of colouring matter more or less, and a small proportion of wine. They are no longer used in medicine. Under the term "fæx vini," Pliny includes the pulp or husks of grapes after the must has been expressed.
2 In consequence of the carbonic gas disengaged before the fermenta- tion is finished, asphyxia being the result.
3 By the use of this term be evidently means grape husks.
4 Or flower-de-luce. See B. xxi. cc. 19, 83.
5 Wine-lees would only have the effect of increasing the inflammation.
6 See B. xxiv. c. 67.
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