Related to Thermantidote: hankering, flabellum, unpresumptuous


n.1.A device for circulating and cooling the air, consisting essentially of a kind of roasting fan fitted in a window and incased in wet tatties.
Will you bring me to book on the mountains, or where the thermantidotes play?
- Kipling.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.