Treacliness

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Treacliness viscosity
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Orig. 'an antidote against the bite of poisonous animals,' O. Fr. triacle—L. theriacum—Gr. thēriaka (pharmaka), antidotes against the bites of wild beasts—thērion, a wild beast.