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gilded “'em—This grand liquor that hath,” THE TEMPEST, v. 1. 280. Gilded is a cant expression for“drunk;” and in grand liquor there is an allusion to the grand elixir of the alchemists. Compare medicine hath With his tinct gilded thee—That great.

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    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 5.1
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