love-philtre


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Noun1.love-philtre - a drink credited with magical powerlove-philtre - a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
potion - a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage
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Although Tennyson never alludes directly to opium in "Lucretius," the love-philtre, supposedly an aphrodisiac, that Lucillia procures from a witch to give to her unattentive husband (ll.
29) The confusion of potions, usually love-philtres and poisons, is a common theme in the literary sources--e.