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Admixture

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Admi'xture. n.s. [from admix.] The body mingled with another; perhaps sometimes the act of mingling.

A mass which to the eye appears to be nothing but mere simple earth, shall, to the smell or taste, discover a plentiful admixture of sulphur, alum, or some other mineral. Woodward's Natural History, p. iv.

Whatever acrimony, or amaritude, at any time redounds in it, must be derived from the admixture of another sharp bitter substance. Harvey on Consumptions.

Sources: Harvey, Gideon (42) · Woodward, John (78)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Admixture." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 7, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14221.


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