Seidlitz

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Seidlitz Of or pertaining to Seidlitz, a village in Bohemia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Seidlitz sēd′litz saline water of or from Seidlitz in northern Bohemia, also a saline aperient powder.
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Usage

In literature:

This thing, so far as flavour is concerned, is nothing but a Seidlitz powder.
"Paul Kelver" by Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
Seidlitz himself has got wounded, and has had to be carried away.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIX. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Friedrich Like to be Overwhelmed in The Seven-Years War--1759-1760" by Thomas Carlyle
And with his fiery Seidlitzes, Kleists, made a handsome Summer of it.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Friedrich is not to be Overwhelmed: The Seven-Years War Gradually Ends--25th April, 1760-15th February, 1763." by Thomas Carlyle
General Seidlitz was there with fifteen hundred brave cavalrymen.
"Frederick The Great and His Family" by L. Muhlbach
Seidlitz had a wider grasp, I suppose.
"Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete" by George Meredith
When the letter is opened you'll see it effervesce like a seidlitz powder.
"You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter" by Gilbert Parker
Therein was a small packet which resembled the familiar wrapper of a seidlitz powder.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
A quarter of a Seidlitz powder may be taken.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
That comes of training a good horse on Seidlitz powders and bran-mash.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, 19 April 1890" by Various
Rasselwitz and Seidlitz were to be gone for an hour only, and neither of them is returned yet.
"Specimens of German Romance" by Carl Franz van der Velde
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