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- Rhymes: -ɪltə(r)
philter (plural philters)
- A kind of potion, charm, or drug; especially love potion intended to make the drinker fall in love with the giver. [from the 16th c.]
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- To impregnate or mix with a love potion.
- to philter a draught
- To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Gov. of Tongue to this entry?)