weapon salve


weapon salve
   see *knives.

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  • Weapon salve — Weapon Weap on (w[e^]p [u^]n; 277), n. [OE. wepen, AS. w[=ae]pen; akin to OS. w[=a]pan, OFries. w[=e]pin, w[=e]pen, D. wapen, G. waffe, OHG. waffan, w[=a]fan, Icel. v[=a]pn, Dan. vaaben, Sw. vapen, Goth. w[=e]pna, pl.; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weapon salve — noun : a salve believed to cure a wound by being applied to the weapon that made the wound * * * weapon salve noun A salve supposed to cure a wound by being applied to the weapon that made it • • • Main Entry: ↑weapon …   Useful english dictionary

  • weapon-salve — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weapon — Weap on (w[e^]p [u^]n; 277), n. [OE. wepen, AS. w[=ae]pen; akin to OS. w[=a]pan, OFries. w[=e]pin, w[=e]pen, D. wapen, G. waffe, OHG. waffan, w[=a]fan, Icel. v[=a]pn, Dan. vaaben, Sw. vapen, Goth. w[=e]pna, pl.; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Concealed weapons — Weapon Weap on (w[e^]p [u^]n; 277), n. [OE. wepen, AS. w[=ae]pen; akin to OS. w[=a]pan, OFries. w[=e]pin, w[=e]pen, D. wapen, G. waffe, OHG. waffan, w[=a]fan, Icel. v[=a]pn, Dan. vaaben, Sw. vapen, Goth. w[=e]pna, pl.; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rudolph Goclenius the Younger — Rudolf Goclenius the Younger (22 August 1572 in Wittenberg 3 March 1621 in Marburg) was a German physician and professor of physics, medicine and mathematics at the Philipps University of Marburg. He was the oldest son of Rudolph Goclenius, who… …   Wikipedia

  • hoplochrism — noun /ˈhɒpləʊkɹɪzm/ The superstitious practice of applying a salve, ointment, or chrism to a weapon that has caused an injury rather than to the injury itself in the belief that doing so will heal the wound that the weapon caused; weapon salve …   Wiktionary

  • Onguent armaire et poudre de sympathie — L onguent armaire, ou onguent des armes (du latin Unguentum Armarium) est une préparation médicinale de Paracelse, qui appliquée sur l arme ayant causée une blessure, était censée la guérir à distance. Son efficacité fut l objet d une longue et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • knives —    The most commonly known and practised belief about knives is that giving any sharp instrument as a present will cut the friendship unless a small coin is given in return. Opie and Tatem record examples of the fear that the knife severs love… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Fludd — Robert Fludd Robert Fludd, également connu sous le nom de Robertus de Fluctibus, né en 1574 à Bearsted dans le Kent et décédé le 8 septembre 1637 à Londres, est un éminent rosicrucien, médecin de profession, physicien paracelsien, astrologue, et… …   Wikipédia en Français