a.1.See Alchemic, Alchemist, Alchemistic, Alchemy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But Juan saw not this: each wreath of smoke Appear'd to him but as the magic vapour Of some alchymic furnace, from whence broke The wealth of worlds (a wealth of tax and paper): The gloomy clouds, which o'er it as a yoke Are bow'd, and put the sun out like a taper, Were nothing but the natural atmosphere, Extremely wholesome, though but rarely clear.