James's powder

Related to James's powder: Antimonial powder

James´'s pow`der

1.(Med.) Antimonial powder, first prepared by Dr. James, an English physician; - called also fever powder.
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At her own home, both at Southdown and at Trottermore Castle, this tall and awful missionary of the truth rode about the country in her barouche with outriders, launched packets of tracts among the cottagers and tenants, and would order Gaffer Jones to be converted, as she would order Goody Hicks to take a James's powder, without appeal, resistance, or benefit of clergy.