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Tinct, 1) dye, colour: “there I see such black and grained spots as will not leave their t.” Hml. III, 4, 91. “white and azure laced with blue of heaven's own t.” Cymb. II, 2, 23.
2) tincture, the grand elixir of the alchemists: “Plutus himself, that knows the t. and multiplying medicine,” All's V, 3, 102. “that great medicine hath with his t. gilded thee,” Ant. I, 5, 37.
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