Absinthic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Absinthic (Chem) Relating to the common wormwood or to an acid obtained from it.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • absinthic Of or pertaining to absinthium or wormwood.
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Usage

In literature:

And when the absinthe is paid for, I haven't a sou.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Whiskey and absinthe were barred.
"A Yankee in the Trenches" by R. Derby Holmes
He tried absinthe, gambling, hot dissipation; but he could not forget.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
I construct them now with three additional squirts of the absinthe.
"54-40 or Fight" by Emerson Hough
There was Bordeaux wine at luncheon and dinner, Martinique and Tahitian rum and absinthe between meals.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
Hegisippe, who had mixed his absinthe and was waiting politely until their new friend should be served, raised his glass.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
Once she had tasted absinthe.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
I drank the remainder of my absinthe and lit a cigarette.
"Jaffery" by William J. Locke
What an idea, comparing Paris with absinthe!
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
The truth is that Oscar stopped the victoria at almost the first cafe, got down and had an absinthe.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
Absinthe having in earlier years made a beast of the man was now forming a man out of the beast.
"The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont" by Robert Barr
Absinthe is a popular drink.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
She was careful not to take too much, however, for she worshipped her own beauty; and absinthe was an enemy to a woman's complexion.
"The Castle Of The Shadows" by Alice Muriel Williamson
Mastic is extracted from mountain herbs, tastes like absinthe, and is probably nearly as poisonous.
"Albania" by E. F. Knight
I grow ever more and more doubtful about the legend concerning Monticelli, who is said to have drunk such great quantities of absinthe.
"The Letters of a Post-Impressionist" by Vincent Van Gogh
At the time I knew him the only thing to which he was attached was absinthe.
"The Twickenham Peerage" by Richard Marsh
Well, I must swallow the absinthe.
"Paul and His Dog, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIII)" by Charles Paul de Kock
Here is the Absinthe House, worth but a single glance, for it has descended to the estate of an ordinary corner saloon.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford
Somebody tore the hotel doctor away from his absinthe drip and rushed him out too.
"The Shriek" by Charles Somerville
If you care to spend an hour in my tent, I can offer you absinthe and a cigarette.
"Zoraida" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

Rare Absinthe! Oh, it gives me strength
To write and write; and so I spend
Day after day, until at length
With joy and pain I'll write The End:
Then let this carcase rot; I give
The world my Book — my Book will live.
"My Book" by Robert W Service

In news:

Impressionist painters socialized often at Parisian cabarets, including The Black Cat, and absinthe always flowed freely.
Www.foundationgallerynola.com) recently opened a new retail space, The Absinthe Mind, which features gifts and accessories by artists, including handbags, jewelry, mirrors, photographs and prints.
Food Chain / Food & Drink Where fish meets absinthe and more in this week's Food & Drink.
Dale DeGroff and chemist Ted Breaux (founder of Jade Liqueurs and Lucid Absinthe ) announced they will release their new handcrafted allspice cocktail bitters next month.
Sam Trammell at Gallery and ' Absinthe '.
Sam Trammell at Gallery and ' Absinthe .
Chronic Dev Team Releases ' Absinthe ' Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1.
A Cote Bar a Absinthe .
Not really, but if you consider buffalo-grass vodka it does have one outstanding similarity with absinthe : They've both been outlawed, but have returned to the American market in some form.
In pursuit of absinthe .
A Unique Spirit, and So Is Her Absinthe .
Absinthes to Go Mad Over.
The best method, we found, was to begin with a three-to-one ratio, and then, if the absinthe still tastes harsh, continue adding until a seductive balance is achieved.
Sampling Absinthe 's Dubious Charms.
Sorry, Absinthe Trippers: Scientists Say You're Just Really Drunk.
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